Re: i860 Chipset and Hyper-Threading Processors

From: Dominik Kubla (
Date: Thu May 02 2002 - 15:51:04 EST

On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 08:38:26PM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Thu, 2 May 2002, Nick Ciesinski wrote:
> > We recently received a machine with the Intel 860 chipset that has 2
> Oh no, don't tell me we now have _two_ meanings for i860: the old RISC and a
> new system chipset for Pentium IV?

Probably the people responsible for the name never ever heard of an
Intel i860 RISC processor... How many people still know the name of
Intels first 32bit processor?

Dominik Kubla

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