[Linux-ia64] Re: Itanium gets supercomputing software

David Mosberger davidm at napali.hpl.hp.com
Fri Apr 11 19:05:46 EDT 2003


>>>>> On Sat, 12 Apr 2003 08:54:56 +1000, Duraid Madina <duraid at octopus.com.au> said:

  Duraid> That's right - _you_ use real hardware because you actually have it. 
  Duraid> Everyone else (figuratively speaking, though it's not far off the mark) 
  Duraid> has no choice _but_ to use Ski. That sucks, regardless of whether or not 
  Duraid> Ski is accurate, fast, or easy to use.

  Duraid> Anyway, I don't think there's much more that can be said. As Matt 
  Duraid> indicated, we must pray for Deerfield, so I will continue to align my 
  Duraid> holy carpet of hope to Fort Collins/Portland/Carly's hotel bedroom and 
  Duraid> pray for reasonably priced IA64 hardware.

Anyone can get access to ia64 hardware at:

	http://testdrive.hp.com/

They're shared machines, so kernel development is out, but for
user-level development, they are very handy.

	--david
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