Subject: Re: some observations on the peripheral market
To: Robbie Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dave McGuire <email@example.com>
Date: 01/11/1999 20:55:28
The IPX and the '2 aren't the same chipset...the IPX has 8 contexts and the
'2 has 16. They're both clocked at 40MHz, though.
On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, Robbie Stone wrote:
>Yeah, it is, an IPC is a "Lunchified" Sparc 1plus(25 mhz sparc) and an IPX
>is a "lunchified" Sparc 2(which is a 40mhz sparc)
>Please note that lunchified is compared to "pizzaified" referring to the
>box it's in
>Robbie Stone, firstname.lastname@example.org
>On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 11, 1999 at 11:51:30AM -0800, SAVE MY WALRUS wrote:
>> > Indeed. The Sun4c line is at least eight years old, and the Sun-3 line is
>> > at least that far _beyond EOL_. My IPX zips along not too badly considering
>> > it's a, what, 25MHz box? or is it 40? [my mips.c program seems to want
>> > to calculate it at about 40 MIPS, but I must be doing something wrong...]
>> I think it's 40. The IPC is 25Mhz, and the ELC 33 and both are older ...
>> They make nice small network servers thouh.
>> Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>