Re: Recommended MP development machines...

2002-07-05 Thread David O'Brien
On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 01:34:42PM -0400, Chuck Robey wrote: The K7 had a broken on-board usb (the AMD chipset had a PCI contention bug for the usb port, so the tin back panel of the board blocked out the usb, and the K7 came with a PCI usb card, which ate up one of your PCI slots.

Re: Recommended MP development machines...

2002-07-04 Thread Peter Wemm
Chuck Robey wrote: On Wed, 3 Jul 2002, David O'Brien wrote: On Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 07:43:22PM -0700, George V. Neville-Neil wrote: I know everyone says they all work but i'd like some recommendations on MP machines for -CURRENT work. I'll be ordering one this week. There

Re: Recommended MP development machines...

2002-07-04 Thread Chuck Robey
On 3 Jul, Peter Wemm wrote: Chuck Robey wrote: On Wed, 3 Jul 2002, David O'Brien wrote: On Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 07:43:22PM -0700, George V. Neville-Neil wrote: I know everyone says they all work but i'd like some recommendations on MP machines for -CURRENT work. I'll be

Re: Recommended MP development machines...

2002-07-04 Thread Andrew Gallatin
Chuck Robey writes: The main difference in the updated chipset is the fact that the 64 bit PCI slots now run at double-speed, giving double the throughput. No change Most motherboards which support 64-bit/66MHz PCI slots can't run them anywhere near the theoretical limit. So its more

Re: Recommended MP development machines...

2002-07-04 Thread Andrew Gallatin
George V. Neville-Neil writes: Hi, I know everyone says they all work but i'd like some recommendations on MP machines for -CURRENT work. I'll be ordering one this week. I'm in the market for a new SMP x86 workstation to replace my aging alpha desktop. What's the state of

Re: Recommended MP development machines...

2002-07-04 Thread Chung-Lin Tang
Chuck Robey wrote: On Wed, 3 Jul 2002, David O'Brien wrote: On Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 07:43:22PM -0700, George V. Neville-Neil wrote: I know everyone says they all work but i'd like some recommendations on MP machines for -CURRENT work. I'll be ordering one this week. There is but _1_

Re: Recommended MP development machines...

2002-07-04 Thread Chuck Robey
On 3 Jul, Peter Wemm wrote: Chuck Robey wrote: On Wed, 3 Jul 2002, David O'Brien wrote: On Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 07:43:22PM -0700, George V. Neville-Neil wrote: I know everyone says they all work but i'd like some recommendations on MP machines for -CURRENT work. I'll be

Recommended MP development machines...

2002-07-03 Thread George V. Neville-Neil
Hi, I know everyone says they all work but i'd like some recommendations on MP machines for -CURRENT work. I'll be ordering one this week. Thanks, George -- George V. Neville-Neil [EMAIL PROTECTED] Neville-Neil Consulting

Re: Recommended MP development machines...

2002-07-03 Thread Alfred Perlstein
* George V. Neville-Neil [EMAIL PROTECTED] [020703 19:43] wrote: Hi, I know everyone says they all work but i'd like some recommendations on MP machines for -CURRENT work. I'll be ordering one this week. I got a dual AMD 1900 from monarchcomputer.com, it was pretty decently priced at

Re: Recommended MP development machines...

2002-07-03 Thread David O'Brien
On Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 07:43:22PM -0700, George V. Neville-Neil wrote: I know everyone says they all work but i'd like some recommendations on MP machines for -CURRENT work. I'll be ordering one this week. There is but _1_ dual system to get -- Tyan Thunder K7 (code name Guinness).

Re: Recommended MP development machines...

2002-07-03 Thread David O'Brien
On Wed, Jul 03, 2002 at 11:50:00PM -0400, Chuck Robey wrote: (2) a fixed onboard usb port. The K7 had a broken on-board usb (the AMD chipset had a PCI contention bug for the usb port, so the tin back panel of the board blocked out the usb, and the K7 came with a PCI usb card, which ate up