Subject: Re: itanium port
To: None <>
From: Emre Yildirim <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 12/02/2001 20:16:52
> Nathan J. Williams said:
>>Oh, I don't have any particular love for or defense of the IA64.
>>But we've already got an x86-64 port. Better keep our bases covered,
> There should definitely be an itanium port. I just don't expect to have
> much interest in it. :-)
> I like the 1ghz Athlon box I bought a few months ago and will be
> buying Athlon MP before long.

And it's so much cheaper.  Who would spend $7000 for a computer that is
equivalent in performance to a $2000 computer?  I don't get it.  I will
probably never buy an Itanium machine.  But then again, an Itanium port
would be cool.

Just my $0.02 on this matter

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