[rescue] A5000 questions...

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Aug 6 21:45:48 CDT 2003

On Wednesday, August 6, 2003, at 06:53 PM, Francisco Javier 
Mesa-Martinez wrote:
>> *big eyes*
>> And Sun had Sbus what year? 1990? Or earlier?
>> Which brings up the question... Why the HELL did Sun ever put PCI in 
>> it's
>> workstations??
> Becasue teh market for SBUS is 1000 times smaller than PCI, so it is a
> little bit hard to get manufacturers to release SBUS products, easier 
> to
> get some PCI board and work around the drivers than do a complete
> redesign.

   Yup...economy of scale.


Dave McGuire                 "You don't have Vaseline in Canada?"
St. Petersburg, FL                     -Bill Bradford

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