[rescue] OT: Linux and USB on Intel

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Apr 20 15:24:08 CDT 2003

On Sunday, April 20, 2003, at 02:50 PM, Patrick Giagnocavo 
+1.717.201.3366 wrote:
> Forbes magazine has an article on Xilinx and how FPGAs are being used
> for tasks that Pentiums/SPARCs/PPC etc. are not suited for.  I am not
> the only guy who remembers that the PARC Alto, Symbolics LISPM etc
> were microcoded, am I? (not exactly the same as FPGAs, but...)

   Microcoding really isn't the issue...Most big processors (indeed, 
even medium-sized ones) are microcoded...


Dave McGuire           "She's a cheek pincher.  I have scars."
St. Petersburg, FL                          -Gary Nichols

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