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Re: Status

To: Greg Chesson <greg@xtp.engr.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: Status
From: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 1998 22:50:33 -0500 (EST)
Cc: Ariel Faigon <ariel@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>, Fredrik Rovik <fredrov@hotmail.com>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <9812211416.ZM2078@xtp.engr.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Mon, 21 Dec 1998, Greg Chesson wrote:
> I2 means Indigo2.
> Extreme means he has a high-end graphics board.
> The I2 is like the Indy, but has two built-in SCSI channels rather
> than one.  It tends to not have all the multi-media stuff on the motherboard
> that you find on the Indy.  I have an I2 because - unlike the Indy -
> I can put two XL graphics cards in it and run a two-head display.
> The I2 also allows for an Extreme card and an XL (but not 2 Extreme's).
> Also, can have more memory than an Indy.

The Indigo2 sounds a lot like a Challenge S; is the internal architecture
similiar to the Indy/Challenge S as well?

- Alex


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