Rich Lafferty's LiveJournal (mendel) wrote,
Rich Lafferty's LiveJournal

minor geekery

:) ephemere:~$ uname -a
Linux ephemere 2.4.20-2.3sparcsmp #1 SMP Wed Jan 15 20:18:32 EST 2003 sparc unkn

:) ephemere:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo
cpu             : Texas Instruments, Inc. - SuperSparc-(II)
fpu             : SuperSparc on-chip FPU
promlib         : Version 3 Revision 2
prom            : 2.14
type            : sun4m
ncpus probed    : 2
ncpus active    : 2
Cpu0Bogo        : 49.86
Cpu1Bogo        : 49.97
MMU type        : TI Viking/MXCC
contexts        : 65536
nocache total   : 2097152
nocache used    : 366592
CPU0            : online
CPU1            : online

:) ephemere:~$ sudo /sbin/hdparm -t /dev/sda
 Timing buffered disk reads:  64 MB in 19.96 seconds =  3.21 MB/sec 

:) ephemere:~$ cat /etc/redhat-release
Aurora SPARC Project release 1.0 (Ansel)

(I found a use for the ss10 that, having got me through university, has been sitting powered down in the bottom of a closet. Incidentally, beside it is the NeXTstation on which I first learned Unix, which I managed to pick up at a surplus sale the CS department held around 2000. Fear the blazing performance of TWO! sm51s.)


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