[rescue] Re: [geeks] THIS. MAKES. ME. SICK.

Scott Newell rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Jun 14 08:13:43 CDT 2001

>> On another note, does anyone else find it terribly funny that Intel's
>> old powerhouse CPU, the i860, is now used as a motherboard chip?  I just
>> assumed that it was a case of name reuse, but I've been told otherwise.

The new 82860 Rambus memory controller hub?  I kinda doubt it's got
anything at all to do with the old 'Cray on a chip' i860 processor.

>Has anyone here ever programmed the old i860 hypercube machines that used
>to be sold?  I here the l0pht has one working.

I've got a couple of i860 VME (Alacron?) image processing boards.  Couldn't
locate any tools.


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