[geeks] octane personal video
Frank Van Damme
frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be
Fri Jan 17 16:45:07 CST 2003
On Friday 17 January 2003 19:26, Kurt Huhn wrote:
> Frank Van Damme <frank.vandamme at student.kuleuven.ac.be> wrote:
> > On Friday 17 January 2003 18:22, nick at snowman.net wrote:
> > > Octane is (for now) unsupported by linux. If you want to help fix
> > > that drop me a line.
> > Hehey... some people actually do something USEFUL here :-)
> > how comes the octane isn't supported? cpu? video?
> Probably the entire architecture. The CPU itself isn't all that unusual,
> but the crossbar switch, XIO expansion, the various graphics adapters,
> not to mention the PVO or any of the other XIO boards.
> It's all very specialized stuff, and only SGI really uses it in this
HM! That's a pitty. I dislike "closed" hardware. Reason I won't buy a
winmodem or nVidia video card.
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