[rescue] i860

Janet L. Campbell janet at foonly.com
Wed Apr 28 12:19:50 CDT 2004

On Wed, 28 Apr 2004, James Rice wrote:

> It is the processor on NeXT Dimension boards.

And in the Sun GT framebuffer.  Unbelievably slow in 2D, almost tolerable 
in 3D if you programmed for it, and buggy as all get out.

1280x1024, 24bpp on a Sun wasn't easy to turn down ten years ago, though.


> >How do you program the i860?  Sounds yummy.
> >
> >The i860 was one of Intel's attempts to get away from x86, but it
> >
> >failed.
> >
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