[rescue] i860 Success

Charles Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Thu Apr 29 13:12:58 CDT 2004

Wed, 28 Apr 2004 @ 12:34 -0700, Janet L. Campbell said:

> The i960 was vastly different and was specifically designed for embedded 
> applications.  It was a lot simpler to integrate.

The i960 was a re-design of the IA432, fixing the speed issues and was a
decent general purpose CPU with an MMU and everything.  

Intel *marketing* "designed" it as an embedded CPU by removing the MMU
and marketing it as an embedded processor.

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