SGI R8000

axel t. brunger brunger at LAPLACE.CSB.YALE.EDU
Fri Jul 7 22:39:01 EST 1995


> I have a question about X-PLOR and SGIs.
> I have been running X-PLOR on two different SGIs,
> a Power Indigo2 R8000 at 75 MHz and an Indigo2 R4400
> at 150 MHz.  I was under the impression that the Power
> Indigo2 should be faster even though it has a lower
> clock speed. However, X-plor runs a bit slower on the
> Power Indigo2.  Is this normal or is it indicating the Power Indigo2
> is not configured correctly? If the Power Indigo2 is
> configured correctly, it seems that we could have saved
> money by buying a 175MHz/200MHz Indigo2 instead? Thanks,
> 	
> 				Amy Rosenzweig
>


You need to recompile X-PLOR on the R8000 using the latest
SGI installation procedure available through our new anonymous
FTP site (xplor.csb.yale.edu,  directory /pub/xplor3.1fixes/sgi).

Axel Brunger




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