[rescue] Another fine business decision for us axp-lovers
Sebastian Marius Kirsch
rescue at sunhelp.org
Mon Jun 25 14:45:30 CDT 2001
On Mon, Jun 25, 2001 at 02:13:30PM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> SGI had one Intel-based product line that is failing. This doesn't
> constitute "heading towards Intel".
The new Origin 3000 c-bricks will be mostly Intel -- either PIII Xeon or
IA-64. No more MIPS. Or so I've been told. Though I don't know why you'd
want to pollute such a wonderful machine with Intel hardware ... but,
yes, MIPS appears to be mostly dead; I'm sceptical as to whether the
R18k will ever be built.
Yours, Sebastian Kirsch <skirsch at moebius.inka.de>
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