Subject: Re: Slightly Off-Topic...
To: Paul A Vixie <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Brian Chase <email@example.com>
Date: 06/25/2001 21:49:52
On Mon, 25 Jun 2001, Paul A Vixie wrote:
> > given the current crop of CPUs that are available. which would you all
> > choose to base a computer around?
> i don't know what to make of amd's sledgehammer effort. did they can it?
> did they ever tape out? are there any design wins anywhere? still adrift?
It's not dead yet. In fact just a couple of days ago there was an
announcement about Wasabi porting NetBSD to it (or the simulator provided
If SledgeHammer becomes a reality, I think this might be a good CPU for
the job. I know it supports the x86 instruction set, but doesn't it also
have a cleaner mode in which it can operate? Time to read up on it I