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SGI Prism deskside: 2 CPU, 16GB RAM - Page 1

Last weekend I recieved a new little gem which I bought for my collection - a Prism deskside workstation. It's in a very nice condition and the only thing that seems to show its age is the L1 controller display which has a few shaded characters on it. Otherwise than that it's in 100% working condition.
I know, I know. These are not MIPS, but atleast it's SGI and have an interesting design approach to the system itself. It's basicly an Altix but with graphics, much like the difference between the Origin and Onyx line of MIPS hardware. As some might know the ATI-cards in this beast lacks proper (bugfree) drivers, so I guess the system was a downer for some users back in the days.

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It's currently fitted with two Qlogic 2200F/66 FC HBA:s, a standard SGI GbE adapter and two ATI FireGL X3 graphics cards. It came with a slimline DVD-drive and two 160GB SATA-drives, which uses the very same "Intel-sleds" that the Origin350 uses. It's currently loaded with SGI's own Linux called "SGI Advanced Linux Environment", version 3 SP6. It looks to be RedHat-derived so anyone familiar with RedHat or CentOS would feel comfortable running it.

The power consumption was a little bit surprising, consider the small system dimensions and it's not all that noisy, even though I could count 10 fans in there. (Or was it 12?)

20W with only L1 running (standby)
380W idle at boot prompt (on)
410W with both CPUs pegged (on)

Since it's that power hungry, it won't be running 24/7 and will probably only serve as a fun project than anything else. It's rather speedy and feels "modern" by any means, apart from SGI's ancient operating system. My next mission will be to rip out the FC-cards and the extra GbE card to serve a better use in my MIPS hardware.

Since Linux lacks a proper "hinv" I'll just post a 'dmesg' and a simple 'cat /proc/cpuinfo':

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Linux version 2.4.21-sgi306r6 ([email protected]) (gcc version 3.2.3 20030502 (Red Hat Linux 3.2.3-24)) #1 SMP Sat Jun 18 14:43:35 PDT 2005
EFI v1.10 by INTEL: SALsystab=0x3002a08d90 ACPI 2.0=0x3002a09580 HCDP=0x35efea1110
CPU 0: mapping PAL code [0x1000000-0x2000000) into [0xe000000001000000-0xe000000002000000)
ACPI: RSDP (v002    SGI                     ) @ 0x0000003002a09580
ACPI: XSDT (v001    SGI  XSDTSN2 00001.00001) @ 0x0000003002a0bb20
ACPI: MADT (v001    SGI  APICSN2 00001.00001) @ 0x0000003002a09620
ACPI: SRAT (v001    SGI  SRATSN2 00001.00001) @ 0x0000003002a09680
ACPI: SLIT (v001    SGI  SLITSN2 00001.00001) @ 0x0000003002a09710
ACPI: FADT (v003    SGI  FACPSN2 00003.00001) @ 0x0000003002a097a0
SRAT revision 0
SLIT localities 1x1
Number of logical nodes in system = 1
Number of memory chunks in system = 1
SAL v3.02: oem=SGI, product=SN2
SAL: entry: pal_proc=0x1fff800, sal_proc=0x1fffc00
SAL: Platform features ITC_Drift
SAL: AP wakeup using external interrupt vector 0x12
ACPI: Local APIC address 0xc0000000fee00000
ACPI: LSAPIC (acpi_id[0x00] lsapic_id[0x00] lsapic_eid[0x00] enabled)
ACPI: LSAPIC (acpi_id[0x01] lsapic_id[0x01] lsapic_eid[0x00] enabled)
ACPI: Error parsing MADT - no IOAPIC entries
register_intr: No IOSAPIC for GSI 0x34
GSI 0x34(low,level) -> CPU 0x0000 vector 48
2 CPUs available, 2 CPUs total
SGI SAL version 5.03
SGI: Replaced alt_dtlb_miss handler.
CPU 0: sapicid 0, nasid 0, subnode 0, slice 0, cnode 0
Increasing MCA rendezvous timeout from 20000 to 49000 milliseconds
MCA related initialization done
Virtual mem_map starts at 0xa0007fffaf180000
Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=dev000:EFI\sgi\vmlinuz-2.4.21-sgi306r6 root=/dev/hda3 ro
FPSWA interface at 0x35efe70010, revision 1.18
CPU 0: base freq=200.000MHz, ITC ratio=16/2, ITC freq=1600.000MHz
Console: colour VGA+ 80x25
Calibrating delay loop... 2392.40 BogoMIPS
Memory: 16045776k/16152480k available (7462k code, 106704k reserved, 5613k data, 1296k init)
kdb version 4.3 by Keith Owens, Scott Lurndal. Copyright SGI, All Rights Reserved
Dentry cache hash table entries: 1048576 (order: 10, 16777216 bytes)
Inode cache hash table entries: 1048576 (order: 10, 16777216 bytes)
Mount cache hash table entries: 1024 (order: 0, 16384 bytes)
Buffer-cache hash table entries: 1048576 (order: 9, 8388608 bytes)
Page-cache hash table entries: 1048576 (order: 10, 16777216 bytes)
SNARE Audit capability is initialising
POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX
Boot processor id 0x0/0x0
SMP: starting up secondaries.
CPU 1: mapping PAL code [0x1000000-0x2000000) into [0xe000000001000000-0xe000000002000000)
CPU 1: sapicid 100, nasid 0, subnode 0, slice 2, cnode 0
CPU 1: base freq=200.000MHz, ITC ratio=16/2, ITC freq=1600.000MHz
Calibrating delay loop... 2144.32 BogoMIPS
CPU1: CPU has booted.
Before bogomips.
Total of 2 processors activated (4536.72 BogoMIPS).
Starting migration thread for cpu 0
smp_num_cpus: 2.
Starting migration thread for cpu 1
ACPI: Subsystem revision 20020517
PCI: Using SAL to access configuration space
ACPI-0108: *** Error: Acpi_load_tables: Could not load namespace: AE_BAD_PARAMETER
ACPI-0117: *** Error: Acpi_load_tables: Could not load tables: AE_BAD_PARAMETER
ACPI: Unable to load the System Description Tables
tioca_pci_init:  SN_SAL_PIOW_ADDR_REGION range 0xc000004023000000 - 0xc000004023000fff
tioca_pci_init:  SN_SAL_PIOW_ADDR_REGION range 0xc00000c023000000 - 0xc00000c023000fff
/proc/sgi_sn/hwperf: using 0K for heap.
PCI: Probing PCI hardware
Linux NET4.0 for Linux 2.4
Based upon Swansea University Computer Society NET3.039
Initializing RT netlink socket
perfmon: version 1.100 IRQ 238
perfmon: 16 PMCs, 18 PMDs, 4 counters (47 bits)
PAL Information Facility v0.5
EFI Variables Facility v0.06 2002-Dec-10
Total HugeTLB memory allocated 0 pages, pagesize 262144kB
PCI: Found IRQ 56 for device 01:01.0
Registering PAGG support for (name=job)
Starting kswapd
Starting oom_killer
aio_setup: num_physpages = 252382
aio_setup: sizeof(struct page) = 96
Hugetlbfs mounted.
devfs: v1.12c (20020818) Richard Gooch ([email protected])
devfs: boot_options: 0x1
Installing knfsd (copyright (C) 1996 [email protected]).
SGI XFS 1.3.5 with ACLs, realtime, large block/inode numbers, dmapi support, no debug enabled
SGI XFS Quota Management subsystem
pty: 2048 Unix98 ptys configured
Serial driver version 5.05c (2001-07-08) with MANY_PORTS SHARE_IRQ DETECT_IRQ SERIAL_PCI enabled
sn_serial: sn_sal_module_init
SGI SN IOC4 Serial driver version:1.2 revision:2005-03-18
SGI SN IOC4 Serial driver : number of active ports 4
IOC4 serial driver port 0 irq = 56
IOC4 serial driver port 1 irq = 56
IOC4 serial driver port 2 irq = 56
IOC4 serial driver port 3 irq = 56
SGI SN IOC3 Serial driver version:1.2
SGI SN IOC3 Serial driver : number of active ports 0
SGI Fetchop Device Driver: v1.04
SGI Cached Device Driver: v1.04
SGI Uncached Device Driver: v1.04
IA-PC Multimedia Timer: v1.0, 20 MHz
EFI Time Services Driver v0.4
RAMDISK driver initialized: 256 RAM disks of 8192K size 1024 blocksize
loop: loaded (max 8 devices)
tg3.c:v2.2 (August 24, 2003)
PCI: Found IRQ 58 for device 01:04.0
eth0: Tigon3 [partno(030-1771-000) rev 0105 PHY(5701)] (PCI device:01:04.0:66MHz:64-bit) 10/100/1000BaseT Ethernet 08:00:69:14:02:c4
Linux agpgart interface v0.99 (c) Jeff Hartmann
agpgart: Maximum main memory to use for agp memory: 15403M
sgi_tioca_gart_init ...
ca_soft = 0xe0000035edc48700
ca_soft = 0xe0000035edc48500
agpgart: AGP aperture(s) are 1024M @ 0x80000000
Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 7.00beta4-2.4
ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx
PCI: Found IRQ 57 for device 01:03.0
Vitesse VSC7174: Serial ATA controller in DPA mode at PCI slot 01:03.0
vsc7174_ide_setup_pci_device(Vitesse VSC7174): SATA Device absent for Channel 1
ide0: BM-DMA at 0xc00000c010304464-0xc00000c0103044ff
ide_dma_vsc7174 : ide0 : dmatable_cpu 0xe0000035eca48000 | dma 0x40010000
vsc7174_ide_setup_pci_device(Vitesse VSC7174): SATA Device absent for Channel 3
vsc7174_ide_setup_pci_device(Vitesse VSC7174): SATA Device absent for Channel 4
hda: WDC WD1600ADFD-75NLR1, ATA DISK drive
ide1: ports already in use, skipping probe
ide2: ports already in use, skipping probe
ide3: ports already in use, skipping probe
ide4: ports already in use, skipping probe
ide5: ports already in use, skipping probe
global_restore_flags: 10084a6010 (e000000004d930a0)
ide0 at 0xc00000c010304400-0xc00000c010304407,0xc00000c010304428 on irq 57
hda: attached ide-disk driver.
hda: host protected area => 1
hda: setmax_ext LBA 176330412941088, native  312500000
hda: 312500000 sectors (160000 MB) w/16384KiB Cache, CHS=19452/255/63, SATA DMA
Partition check:
/dev/ide/host0/bus2/target0/lun0: p1 p2 p3
PCI: Found IRQ 56 for device 01:01.0
xscsi/ide:SGI IOC4 BaseIO Card Detected : Firmware Rev 83
/dev/sra: DVD-ROM drive, Speed 4224 kBps, 256kB Cache
Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.12
pci_request_legacy_resource: 0 1000 -> c000004023000000
pci_request_legacy_resource: a0000 affff -> c0000040280a0000
pci_request_legacy_resource: 0 1000 -> c00000c023000000
pci_request_legacy_resource: a0000 affff -> c00000c0280a0000
md: linear personality registered as nr 1
md: raid0 personality registered as nr 2
md: raid1 personality registered as nr 3
md: raid5 personality registered as nr 4
raid5: measuring checksumming speed
8regs     :  3194.880 MB/sec
8regs_prefetch:  3014.656 MB/sec
32regs    :  4030.464 MB/sec
32regs_prefetch:  3670.016 MB/sec
ia64      :  3424.256 MB/sec
raid5: using function: 32regs (4030.464 MB/sec)
md: multipath personality registered as nr 7
md: md driver 0.90.0 MAX_MD_DEVS=256, MD_SB_DISKS=27
md: Autodetecting RAID arrays.
md: autorun ...
md: ... autorun DONE.
LVM version 1.0.5+(22/07/2002)
pci_hotplug: PCI Hot Plug PCI Core version: 0.5
Initializing Cryptographic API
NET4: Linux TCP/IP 1.0 for NET4.0
IP: routing cache hash table of 262144 buckets, 4096Kbytes
TCP: Hash tables configured (established 2097152 bind 65536)
Linux IP multicast router 0.06 plus PIM-SM
NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.
FAT: bogus cluster size 19
FAT: bogus cluster size 19
XFS mounting filesystem ide0(3,3)
Starting XFS recovery on filesystem: ide0(3,3) (dev: ide0(3,3))
Ending XFS recovery on filesystem: ide0(3,3) (dev: ide0(3,3))
VFS: Mounted root (xfs filesystem) readonly.
Mounted devfs on /dev
Freeing unused kernel memory: 1296kB freed
usb.c: registered new driver usbdevfs
usb.c: registered new driver hub
PCI: Found IRQ 59 for device d0:02.0
usb-ohci.c: USB OHCI at membase 0xc00000c010400000, IRQ 59
usb-ohci.c: usb-d0:02.0, NEC Corporation USB
usb.c: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
hub.c: USB hub found
hub.c: 3 ports detected
PCI: Found IRQ 60 for device d0:02.1
usb-ohci.c: USB OHCI at membase 0xc00000c010401000, IRQ 60
usb-ohci.c: usb-d0:02.1, NEC Corporation USB (#2)
usb.c: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 2
hub.c: USB hub found
hub.c: 2 ports detected
usb.c: registered new driver hiddev
usb.c: registered new driver hid
hid-core.c: v1.8.1 Andreas Gal, Vojtech Pavlik <[email protected]>
hid-core.c: USB HID support drivers
mice: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice
hub.c: new USB device d0:02.0-1, assigned address 2
input0: USB HID v1.11 Mouse [Logitech USB Optical Mouse] on usb1:2.0
hub.c: new USB device d0:02.1-1, assigned address 2
input1: USB HID v1.10 Keyboard [NOVATEK USB Keyboard] on usb2:2.0
input2,hiddev0: USB HID v1.10 Pointer [NOVATEK USB Keyboard] on usb2:2.1
UST Manager: v1.0
Registering PAGG support for (name=numatools)
SGI Numatools: numatools v0.99
pci03.02.0: Firmware version: 2.2.6: TP.
pci03.02.0: Response in of 40964 is invalid, rereading.
pci03.02.0: Response in of 40964 is invalid, ignoring.
pci03.02.0: Response in of 40964 is invalid, rereading.
pci03.02.0: Response in of 40964 is invalid, ignoring.
pci03.02.0: Response in of 40964 is invalid, rereading.
pci03.02.0: Response in of 40964 is invalid, ignoring.
pci04.02.0: Firmware version: 2.2.6: TP.
pci04.02.0: Response in of 32788 is invalid, rereading.
pci04.02.0: Response in of 32788 is invalid, ignoring.
pci04.02.0: Response in of 32788 is invalid, rereading.
pci04.02.0: Response in of 32788 is invalid, ignoring.
pci04.02.0: Response in of 32788 is invalid, rereading.
pci04.02.0: Response in of 32788 is invalid, ignoring.
Adding Swap: 16779856k swap-space (priority -1)
SCSI subsystem driver Revision: 1.00
Registering PAGG support for (name=xpmem)
SGI XPMEM kernel module v1.5 loaded
ip_tables: (C) 2000-2002 Netfilter core team
ip_tables: (C) 2000-2002 Netfilter core team
Registering PAGG support for (name=arsess)
ip_tables: (C) 2000-2002 Netfilter core team
ip_tables: (C) 2000-2002 Netfilter core team
tg3: eth0: Link is up at 100 Mbps, full duplex.
tg3: eth0: Flow control is on for TX and on for RX.


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processor  : 0
vendor     : GenuineIntel
arch       : IA-64
family     : Itanium 2
model      : 2
revision   : 1
archrev    : 0
features   : branchlong
cpu number : 0
cpu regs   : 4
cpu MHz    : 1600.000000
itc MHz    : 1600.000000
BogoMIPS   : 2390.75

processor  : 1
vendor     : GenuineIntel
arch       : IA-64
family     : Itanium 2
model      : 2
revision   : 1
archrev    : 0
features   : branchlong
cpu number : 0
cpu regs   : 4
cpu MHz    : 1600.000000
itc MHz    : 1600.000000
BogoMIPS   : 2143.28

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Now isn't that just the cutest thing ever........well probably not, but hey :) .

Nice machine.

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ramq wrote:
Last weekend I recieved a new little gem which I bought for my collection - a Prism deskside workstation.
Congratulations - that would be a very nice addition to anyone's SGI collection. The Prism tower is an interesting system - it's easy to see <especially internally or from the rear> that it shares some basic design features with the Tezro tower - much like the Altix 350 does with the Origin 350.
ramq wrote:
Since Linux lacks a proper "hinv" I'll just post a 'dmesg' and a simple 'cat /proc/cpuinfo'
Thanks - if you have the opportunity and inclination, post a copy of an L1 "serial all" <it would be interesting to see how many of the components carry the same part numbers as their MIPS based brethren>, and if possible a capture of the power-on boot messages <at least as far as the EFI boot loader - again for comparison purposes>.

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Looks nice, ramq. Now pentium will have to make another signature machine !

I alays liked the Prism case better than the Tezro case ....
The Prism's a really pretty system - one of SGI's best, imo. Too bad it was hamstrung by a lack of market and decent drivers - from what I hear UltimateVision (similar graphics for IRIX) had equally awful drivers so I'm inclined to blame ATI - their non-Windows drivers were never really passable until very recently and that's even still debatable. I feel like XFree86/Xorg might probably played a role as well.

Kudos on picking one up!

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I suppose this came from SGI themselves?

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sybrfreq wrote:
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I suppose this came from SGI themselves?

I would just suppose that the kernel running on the machine was built by SGI themselves ;)

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Sybrfreq & bplaa.yai: Yes, that's correct in both senses. The kernel was compiled by someone inside SGI (It's SGI's official CDs!) and the machine came from a SGI office.
SGI Stockholm closed down their office about a month ago and this was just one cool bit that was rescued. (Have a full box with CDs and give-aways to sort through, plus some spare parts for Origin hardware) Very much thanks to Pontus for giving it a lift to my place. ;)

And yes Hamei , I've already made a point about it in another thread and you replied about it . :D

Recondas: As for the L1 story I have to fix my L2 emulator software on a laptop to make this happen. There's probably some cool things in there to see, so I'll get back once I've got something to report.

Indyman007: And it is cute, how cute a IA64 workstation can be anyway. I still need to find something cool to do with it other than booting it up and typing "finger" and "df -h" on it. It's fast as any modern box, but it's nowhere justified to run [email protected] on it.

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Y'know Installing Ubuntu Linux/Red hat on this should be cool. Heh but still a very very useful and capable workstation. I wonder if you can upgrade the CPUs on this thing using standard options available on the market?


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ramq wrote:
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Indyman007: And it is cute, how cute a IA64 workstation can be anyway. I still need to find something cool to do with it other than booting it up and typing "finger" and "df -h" on it. It's fast as any modern box, but it's nowhere justified to run [email protected] on it.

I do that a lot with my indy :P .

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ramq wrote:
I have to fix my L2 emulator software on a laptop to make this happen.
I might have run up against the same thing. Something that interacts with sgil1.ko must have recently changed. As of 2.6.31-20 I'm no longer able to insert the SGI USB driver into the kernel, I get an "unknown symbol in module" error. Prior to that, the same process worked with kernels from 2.6.31-14 to 2.6.31-19.
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There's probably some cool things in there to see, so I'll get back once I've got something to report.
Thanks! Some photos of the interior would be nice too - I don't think I've ever seen any.

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Really a fantastic machine. I like a lot!!!!

ramq wrote:
As some might know the ATI-cards in this beast lacks proper (bugfree) drivers, so I guess the system was a downer for some users back in the days.


Being a linux computer with AGP graphics cards, maybe you can install two nVidia Quadro with the nVidia driver. I did in my pc and the driver is embedded in a script which needs some libraries and compilers to build itself in the destination system. It needs some kernel sources to compile also.

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Would VMS run on it? Or would that be pretty much limited to the Integrity systems? Due to the lack of SRM and so on (I only have ran VMS on AXP, so I wouldn't know...)

If you want to try something, maybe it'd be worth to build Blender and do some benchmarks? (Like the one on Ian [Mapleson]'s excellent site). Or, you could try to see if there's an archived version of Houdini Apprentice somewhere; although I'm not sure if it ever appeared for IA64 Linux, only for Windows I believe. (But I'm not 100% sure).

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Y'know Installing Ubuntu Linux/Red hat on this should be cool. Heh but still a very very useful and capable workstation. I wonder if you can upgrade the CPUs on this thing using standard options available on the market?

Well, for one thing, IA64 CPUs are waaay different than any other PeeCee-ish items out there. I wouldn't even dare call it anything x86-relative and for those who know the battles of the Itanium-history, the different CPU options is rather limited. There's plenty to read here .
I believe it's Madison CPUs in this box.

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Some photos of the interior would be nice too - I don't think I've ever seen any.

That would be a trivial issue. I'll see what I can dig up in the next couple of days.

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Titox wrote:
Being a linux computer with AGP graphics cards, maybe you can install two nVidia Quadro with the nVidia driver. I did in my pc and the driver is embedded in a script which needs some libraries and compilers to build itself in the destination system. It needs some kernel sources to compile also.

Well, first of all I need to score a couple of AGP cards and then hope there's sufficient drivers around for this to work. The kernel is ancient (in terms of Linux) as it is right now, so first act would be to get the most rescent linux distribution there is out there to run on this thing.
Remember, this is an SGI-ified machine and is a bit different hardware-wise than just the CPUs. Remember, all those Craylink-goodies still apply on this thing as it does on the Altix, so kernel support for various hardware bits must be present in the kernel somehow. There's more than just the CPU-support...

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Would VMS run on it? Or would that be pretty much limited to the Integrity systems? Due to the lack of SRM and so on (I only have ran VMS on AXP, so I wouldn't know...)

To put it short: no.
I think the main reason for VMS or HP-UX won't run on it is simply that I don't it has the proper chipset for those OS'es. HP-UX and VMS were tailored to run on specific HP Integrity machines and (I think) requires the ZX1/ZX2 or ZX1000/ZX2000 chipset.

But then again, I've got HP-UX 11i v3 DCOE sitting here at work so I might as well try it just for fun...

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If you want to try something, maybe it'd be worth to build Blender and do some benchmarks? (Like the one on Ian [Mapleson]'s excellent site). Or, you could try to see if there's an archived version of Houdini Apprentice somewhere; although I'm not sure if it ever appeared for IA64 Linux, only for Windows I believe. (But I'm not 100% sure).

It sure would be nice to try, but I have to devote time for it. Also, then there's the Linux-kernel and surrounding binaries required to be a little bit more up to date than they're currently is.

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Nvidia's last IA64 driver is ancient and requires a quite old kernel (I think 2.4) so you might be able to use it.

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Ops. Yes only 2.4 kernels (later ones): Linux Display Driver - IA64

Linux IA64 Display Driver Archive

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D-EJ915 wrote:
Nvidia's last IA64 driver is ancient and requires a quite old kernel (I think 2.4) so you might be able to use it.


I'm pretty sure I remember being able to compile the nVidia IA64 driver for a 2.6 kernel on an IBM Intellistation...but I could be completely wrong...

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:O3200: :O2000: :Octane2: :Octane: :O2: :Indigo2IMP: :PI: :1600SW: And gobs of other hardware...