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SubjectRe: Intel I860
Hi.

> Uh, what exactly do you think you have here? The I860 was a
> completely new architecture that Intel dropped over 5 years
> ago. I've got one running Unix SVR4 in my basement but you
> can't buy an I860 motherboard today.
>
> (For the record the 860 was a great architecture for the time
> and I'm still bitter that Intel dropped it but that's a different
> story.)
>
> On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 03:43:37PM +0100, Achim Krümmel wrote:
>
>>Hi,
>>
>>I have to setup a fast Linux Server for a database application.
>>I would like to use a Mainboard for 2 Pentium4 CPUs for this.
>>I found such a board with a Intel I860 chip. Is this chip
>>supported by the current Kernel v2.4.14 or will I get problems
>>with this board and Linux?

Intel 860 is the chipset used by the Xeon line of CPUs from Intel. Xeon
aka Pentium 4 Xeon, the high end, MP version of the Pentium4 CPU.

No, nobody starts with me about differences and the definition of high
end. :)

// Stefan


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