[rescue] Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Sat Jun 4 18:57:07 CDT 2005

On Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 10:00:00AM -0700, Skeezics Boondoggle wrote:

> You can just tell that Sun wants to be selling SPARCs and Solaris, and the
> dabbling with Linux and Intel/AMD is still sort of half-hearted... a
> stopgap to staunch the hemmoraging... if the US-IV+ were more competetive
> SPECwise with the POWER5 and Itanic (and whatever's left of the Alpha,
> HPPA and MIPS offerings) then Sun would probably be pushing their own
> hardware a lot harder...

Now if only Sun would release all the nice x86 drivers for SPARC as
well, like SATA and assorted network cards. 

Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at jdboyd.net

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