Subject: Re: ARC Firmware?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Ross Harvey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/08/1997 21:33:50
> Dave McGuire writes:
> > On October 9, you wrote:
> > > From a technical standpoint, the PC microprocessors only support a
> > > limited set of memory management options sufficient for Windows NT
> > > and some other operating systems, while the Universal parts support
> > > all of the memory management modes necessary for operation of
> > > OpenVMS and Digital UNIX.
> > A lobotomized processor for a lobotomized operating system. How
> > quaint. I think I'm going to throw up.
> I'm convinced, more and more, that DEC is determined to destroy
> itself, and that we are merely being masochists in trying to hang on
> as they try to dash their own brains out.
Well, yeah. There are +'s and -'s with DEC. But look what's comming
_real soon now_:
Sparc Ultra2 10 15
Pentium II 11 7
Alpha 21264 44 66