Linux on SPARC
sjward at gmail.com
Mon Oct 2 14:21:36 MDT 2006
> SPARC has had the same 64-bit instruction set since 1995. They have
> added features similar to MMX. Older chips won't have newer features,
> but the basic 64-bit ops have been around forever. The SPARC
processor is licensed under the GPL. You can download the processor
> spec and contribute to its design if you were capable of doing so.
Only the most recent x86-64 boxes from Sun use SATA drives. Anything
> that you're looking at will be using SCSI.
Thanks for the info and the quick reply. It sounds like I have nothing to
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