Subject: Re: not there yet Re: IA64?
To: None <>
From: Charles Shannon Hendrix <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/11/2003 14:07:06
On Tue, Jan 07, 2003 at 12:11:35PM -0700, Rick Kelly wrote:

> Even the Itanic 2 isn't that great. I've heard that HP hasn't actually
> sold any. Meanwhile, the Alpha EV7 is aout and it blows away Itanic 2.

I can't fathom the decision making at HP, jumping on Itanic.  

Likewise, H-DECpaqPee doing the same.

The Alpha is a real screamer, and supposedly they could turn out an
EV8 and other designs too.  The MIPS chips are very nice too, as well
as Power4.  You have to be frustrated by an industry that mainstreams
the crap instead of the good stuff.  So much for the market's decisions...

Souped up 4 register 8086 CPUs in 2002, sheesh...