Subject: Re: Phase 5 Statement on Linux for PowerPC
From: Adrian Cox (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Aug 19 1999 - 10:51:19 MDT
Jason Haas wrote:
> > > What the IBM reference design doesn't address is actually the hardest
> > > part: building a complete workstation with a modern graphics system.
> > >
> > > There are three problems:
> > > 1) If you use plug-in graphics cards, you get a lot more choice with
> > > AGP. The IBM chipset doesn't have AGP.
> The board being shown has a 2x AGP slot on it. I'll have to check to
> make sure that it's going to be in the final artwork for the board.
OK - then it's not the same as their CPC700 reference design. They've
got a new PowerPC chipset they haven't been telling us about.
- Adrian Cox, AG Electronics
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