[Beowulf] Vector coprocessors

Joel Jaeggli joelja at darkwing.uoregon.edu
Fri Mar 17 01:13:34 EST 2006


On Thu, 16 Mar 2006, Robert G. Brown wrote:

> 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.

the htx daughtercard/port seems to be appearing on an increasing number of 
multiway opteron boards, through the principle applications thus far 
appear to be stacking 4-way boards, or infiniband interfaces...

>   rgb
>
>

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