[Beowulf] Vector coprocessors

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Thu Mar 16 17:05:33 EST 2006


On Thu, 16 Mar 2006, Joe Landman wrote:

> I think (WAG here) that Clearspeed wants people to design a socket onto 
> motherboards for them.  Lowers the costs all around.

Wouldn't the sane thing to do be just putting them on an HT interface?
Eliminate the PCI interface altogether, provide symmetric access to e.g.
processor and memory etc resources.

    rgb

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