[rescue] Compaq Proliant 8000

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Apr 28 13:13:55 CDT 2004

On Apr 28, 2004, at 1:54 PM, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
>>    It failed?  They sold a metric buttload of them, and they were used
>> in all sorts of applications.  Same with the i960.  Same with about
>> 5-10 other architectures.
> Hey, are the ix60 architectures really as hard to code for as everyone
> says they are?

   Well, the i860 is.  The i960 is a completely different animal.  There 
is really no relation.

>   I keep thinking that they'd be WONDERFUL for a desktop
> implementation of that project you, Josh, and I keep bringing up from
> time-to-time.

   Probably an i960.  And damn, I just saw a nice in-circuit i960 
emulator on eBay a few days ago. :)


Dave McGuire          "PC users only know two 'solutions'...
Cape Coral, FL          reboot and upgrade."    -Jonathan Patschke

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