DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2007-03
Re: Anyone got a trailer I can borrow?
Nigel Weeks wrote:
Just wondering if DragonFly will ever support UltraSPARC platforms?
It's a silly question, as I already know it depends entirely on manpower,
but have a look at what showed up on eBay:
26 processors, 26GB ram, 4 scsi cards, 2 gigabit NICs.
It'd be a nice system to test SMP/clustering code, without needing multiple
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Yah well... it might also be like the Data Printer CT-1064 1000 LPM monster I
once picked up for my Z-80 for a mere US$100.
Helps if you own your own coal mine to power the half-ton beast....
Multiple machines are probably a more realistic test anyway.
Plus - they need not be 24 X 7 X 365 dedicated or even necessarily on the same
Volunteers joining/leaving the test 'pool' on some spare/idle time schedule
CETI style would provide a real test...