|[News] What a PPC linux kernel hacker thinks about the Articia||ANN.lu|
|Posted on 14-Jun-2004 23:52 GMT by JohnV||68 comments|
Here's what Benjamin Herrenschmidt, a respectable linuxPPC kernel hacker
thinks about the Articia.
is some interesting thread about the Articia. Note that Benjamin Herrenschmidt
is a clued linuxPPC kernel hacker with lot of
experience. Here's what he thinks about the Articia "features":|
It's basically incompetent northbridge design.
No, that means the HW is a Piece Of Shit !
Cache coherency is a basic feature of anything claiming to be used as a
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|What a PPC linux kernel hacker thinks about the Articia : Comment 27 of 68||ANN.lu|
|Posted by priest on 15-Jun-2004 07:36 GMT|
|In reply to Comment 18 (Emeric SH):|
"Calling back and exchanging/hw fixing all the existing AmigaONE boards would be a devastating blow to Eyetech."
They did it already once.
There have been new ArtisiaS revision since, new boards, etc...
"IMO that's why the look for a software solution was so desperate. "
If the HW Fix would have been crusial to Eyetech, it would have been in A1XE boards already. Most likely not even MiniA1 will have any HW fix/glue logic.
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