SGI 2100

massiverobot

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Feb 8, 2019
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I didn't even realize that these were a thing, until user Unxmall forwarded me a link to a local auction. I got the system cheap and had to drive a couple of hours to pick it up. It booted right up to IRIX (they didn't wipe the drives). It's a totally base system with only 4 CPUs (two nodeboards) and 256M ram. It is the next generation replacement for the Challenge L. I'm looking to get some more RAM for it and maybe a few more nodeboards if I can find them cheap. They are IP31 boards.

"The Origin 2100 is mostly the same as the other models except that it is not upgradeable to other models. (unless the router cards, etc. were replaced)"​


Hinv:
>> hinv -v
IP27 Node Board, Module 1, Slot n1
ASIC HUB Rev 6, 100 MHz, (nasid 0)
Processor A: 350 MHz R12000, Rev 3.5, 4M 233MHz secondary cache, (cpu 0)
R10000FPC Rev 0
Processor B: 350 MHz R12000, Rev 3.5, 4M 233MHz secondary cache, (cpu 1)
R10000FPC Rev 0
Memory on board, 256 MBytes (Standard)
Bank 0, 256 MBytes (Standard) <-- (Software Bank 0)
IP27 Node Board, Module 1, Slot n2
ASIC HUB Rev 6, 100 MHz, (nasid 1)
Processor A: 350 MHz R12000, Rev 3.5, 4M 233MHz secondary cache, (cpu 2)

Processor B: **Disabled, Reason = Failed scache tag test (way 0).
Processor B: 350 MHz R12000, Rev 3.5, 4M 233MHz secondary cache, (cpu 3)

Memory on board, 256 MBytes (Standard)
Bank 0, 256 MBytes (Standard) <-- (Software Bank 0)
BASEIO IO Board, Module 1, Slot io1
ASIC BRIDGE Rev 4, (widget 8)
adapter PCI-SCSI Rev 5, (pci id 0)
peripheral SCSI DISK, ID 1, SGI ST318453LC
peripheral SCSI CDROM, ID 6, TOSHIBA CD-ROM XM-6401TA
adapter PCI-SCSI Rev 5, (pci id 1)
adapter IOC3 Rev 1, (pci id 2)
controller multi function SuperIO
controller Ethernet Rev 1
ASIC XBOW Rev 5, on midplane of Module 1
ASIC XBOW Rev 5, on midplane of Module 1



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I'm liking this system so far, and now i owe Unxmaal a system at some point....
The other stuff in the car are some PC gear I had to take as part of the aution lot. A DLT tape jukebox, Dell SCSI Shelf, and a general Dell mini-desktop. Another bonus is my neighbor, who has moved to another state but kept his house has agreed to let me keep it there. I have not tried to get it into my basement yet.
 
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Elf

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Feb 4, 2019
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Very nice find, and congratulations on the "free datacenter" next door ;)
 

mrbill0

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Feb 13, 2020
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I was looking at that auction myself, shipping would have been high to get it to Florida...

Glad it is working for you and that someone was able to pick it up and put it to use.
 

JCValentine

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Feb 13, 2020
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Wow what a nice looking system! I just got a little Octane here by comparison. Hope I can get something like that one day.
 

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