[Beowulf] /. [HyperTransport 3.0 Ratified]

Gerry Creager N5JXS gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Tue Apr 25 10:33:55 EDT 2006


Interestingly, w're seeing that argument/discussion (it's not reached 
the Pythonesque level of comedy just yet) on our campus.

John Hearns wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-04-25 at 08:42 +0200, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> 
>>Link: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/04/24/203238
>>Posted by: ScuttleMonkey, on 2006-04-24 21:17:00
>>
>>   Hack Jandy writes "The HyperTransport consortium just released the
>>   [1]3.0 specification of HyperTransport. The new specification allows
>>   for external HyperTransport interconnects, basically meaning you might
>>   plug your next generation Opteron into the equivalent of a USB port at
>>   the back of your computer. Among other things, the new specification
>>   also includes hot swap, on-the-fly reconfigurable HT links and also a
>>   hefty increase in bandwidth."
> 
> 
> What goes around, comes around I suppose. Better round up those
> old-style SMP gurus. "I'll show these young wolfpups a thing or two.
> Why, my old Origin did 0-60Mips in ten seconds, and she was stock with
> just a gas port of the inlet connectors."
> 
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