[rescue] More bits and pieces

Dave McGuire mcguire at qyx.com
Wed Jun 11 21:28:14 CDT 2003

On Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at 02:46 PM, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez 
>> Your mision, and you have no choice but to accept it, is to build a
>> small maspar machine to run some unix like OS (or, optionally, spin 
>> your
>> own lisp os) on that equipment.  Purchasing of PCBs, and additionally
>> memory is allowed.
> MasPar's sucked big time, we have one here and it is sitting there 
> pretty.

   Sure, but Francisco, man...you say that about EVERY 

> We do lots of SIMD research over here, which is nice for application
> specific tasks... it is not great however to run an OS on them. In fact
> the MasPar acted more like a co-processor to the frontend machine, 
> than a
> general purpose machine.

   ...as supercomputers SHOULD be.


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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