[OpenBIOS] Re: boy is EFI a kludge!

E.B. Dreger eddy+public+spam at noc.everquick.net
Thu Aug 30 02:44:13 CEST 2001

(Slightly OT speculation...)

> Date: 29 Aug 2001 12:22:23 -0600
> From: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederman at lnxi.com>
> I have seen reports that both Intel and IBM are working on chipsets
> that will support that.   I think the reports were talking many way
> SMP but possibly that is because where Itanium is positioned.  This

I'd have to dig up the article, but I recall a ComputerWorld tidbit
on IBM planning 32-way SMP, IIRC.  I probably should post that link.

> looks like it may be in the McKinley time frame.  I have a strange
> hunch that McKinley will be bus compatible with the P4.  This is what
> I am picking up through osmosis reading the reviews.  

I suppose that this makes sense.  IMHO, the P4 chip is a disaster... it
would make sense for Intel to get $$$ from the "bleeding edge" crowd
who wants the latest-and-not-so-greatest, helping to get the new bus
technology in volume production.


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