[rescue] sparc10 cpu - what to do.

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Fri Dec 16 18:13:18 CST 2016

" From: Phil Stracchino <phils at caerllewys.net>
" On 12/16/16 16:55, Sandwich Maker wrote:
" > pa-risc is gone.  alpha is gone.  mips is radically retargeted.  if
" > sparc goes, power may be the only alternative performance chip left.
" > itanium?  i was at hp when the first gen was launching [disastrously]
" > and i understand why hp threw in with intel, but i predicted then that
" > intel would eat hp's lunch, and it seems to be coming to pass.
" Intel's thrown in the towel on Itanic.

i'm not sure it was ever more than a science project for a customer to
intel; their own focus was always on their cash cow x86/x64.

" But it makes me happy that I'm
" still running MIPS64 in production, even if it is only on my
" router/firewall.

makes me wonder what the chip in my cisco is...
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