Subject: Re: looking for mips64 h/w
To: Jochen Kunz <>
From: Garrett D'Amore <>
List: port-sgimips
Date: 06/04/2006 19:12:38
Jochen Kunz wrote:
> On Sat, 03 Jun 2006 16:06:38 +0200
> Gerald Heinig <> wrote:
>> I have a dual-CPU Octane sitting here unused for at least 2 years (due
>> to ENOTIME) which I'm planning to sell in the near future.
> What CPU type? R10k? R12k? Or even R14k?
>> It's equipped with a PCI cardcage,  too, so supporting PCI hardware is
>> no problem either.
> The Octane has PCI peripherals on the CPU board. The PCI card cage just
> adds an additional XIO-PCI bridge with the required mechanics to mount
> PCI cards.
> If someone is seriosly working on a MIPS64 port and wants an Origin 200
> for testig: I own an O200 and can make it available for remote testing.
> The O200 is particularly suited for this. It has a service processor
> that can power up/down, reset, ... the machine via RS232.
This sounds very very promising.  Yes, we have someone seriously working
on this.  I'll get back to you.

    -- Garrett

Garrett D'Amore, Principal Software Engineer
Tadpole Computer / Computing Technologies Division,
General Dynamics C4 Systems
Phone: 951 325-2134  Fax: 951 325-2191