|[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 48 of 68||ANN.lu|
|Posted by Don Cox on 16-Jun-2004 06:27 GMT|
|In reply to Comment 40 (Anonymous):|
"The OS doesn't run on their chip, the OS runs on a complete computer and the computers use the chip. But anyway MAI needs to produce a series of chips until they have something competitive and then software like Linux will be adjusted if necessary to run with the newly available competitive hardware. Until then MAI's funding is not correlated to sales."
How can they demonstrate that they have anything competitive to offer ?
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