[rescue] Odd SBUS cards - anyone want?

Patrick Giagnocavo patrick at zill.net
Tue Apr 4 18:11:28 CDT 2006

On Tue, 2006-04-04 at 18:21, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:

> Ah.  I guess it could be interpreted that way.  I'd be a fool to say a
> 64-but SMP machine that can take 2GB of memory isn't a "real computer",
> though--unless, of course, it were one of those silly x86_64 systems
> that still wakes up in DOS-compatible mode.

As long as you don't need memory write speed above 200MByte/s ... (PC100
is about 500MByte/s).

Thus Perl, TCL, or any other interpreted language will blow the cache
and as a result the machine will slow to a crawl due to the slow memory


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