IA-64 related question (tangentially)
toon at moene.indiv.nluug.nl
Fri Apr 11 15:15:25 EDT 2003
Robert G. Brown wrote:
> FSF or Debian don't need Itaniums, really, except for maybe one or two
> to ensure that builds work on the architecture. They don't "compute".
> I do. To me a cycle is a precious thing as I use so MANY of them over
> the years.
Given what you told us about your code (how you didn't need Fortran and
all those nice multi-rank array loops), I gather that you could get lots
of cycles with an Itanium, but no speed.
Perhaps David M-T can explain this better than me ...
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