[rescue] sparc10 cpu - what to do

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Dec 20 12:48:59 CST 2016

On 12/20/2016 01:45 PM, Michael Thompson wrote:
>> The SGI Reality Engine and RE2 graphics options used i860 chips for
>> their geometry processing.  The RE had 8 chips and the RE2 had 12.
>> There was also the Hauppauge 4860, a board aimed at AutoCAD with a 486
>> and a i860 CPU.  There is a page on it here:
>> http://www.geekdot.com/hauppauge-4860/
> I have a quad-i860 board in one of my old Sun 4/260 systems.

  Ooooh!  Man I just drooled all over my shirt.  Got any software for it?

  That combines so many of my favorite things...High-speed coprocessors,
parallel processing, VME, SPARC processors, early Sun logos...it sets me
heart aflutter! =)


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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