Subject: Re: not there yet Re: IA64?
To: Johnny Billquist <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/07/2003 18:54:00
Johnny Billquist said:

>Without commenting on the IA64 and all that: the best and surest way of
>becoming the king of the hill is to kill all competition. :-)

The Opteron has a good chance if they do everything right. They can already
scale to 8 processors. AMD has a lot of former Alpha hardware engineers
working for them. And the systems are going to be quite a lot cheaper than

Rick Kelly