Subject: Re: Slightly Off-Topic...
To: Vance Dereksen <email@example.com>
From: Lord Isildur <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/25/2001 19:52:21
shit. so the only game in town now is sparc, eh? sun hasnt made a truly
decent box since they dropped sbus and went to pee-sea-eye..
the outlook is bleak! we need to create a new machine!
(oh wait.. thats going to be my thesis.. hehe)
On Mon, 25 Jun 2001, Vance Dereksen wrote:
> Well, unfortunately, after the POWER4SC, the RS/6Ks will also use the
> Itanium. Hence, AIX5L runs on both POWER and Itanium. 8-(
> Peace... Sridhar
> On Mon, 25 Jun 2001, Brian Chase wrote:
> > On Mon, 25 Jun 2001, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> > > I guess I'll have to pin my hopes on SUN (I never thought I'd say
> > > that, but they are the only sensible company left).
> > Well, there's IBM too. Technically, I don't really think their RS/6000
> > hardware is the most leading edge, and god forbid you have to use AIX as
> > an OS. Still, IBM does understand long term customer support--I'll give
> > them that. I also don't think they're going away anytime real soon.
> > -brian.