Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Sep 2006 19:43 UTC, submitted by MatzeLoCal
SGI and IRIX German technology website Heise.de reports that SGI will completely abandon its MIPS processor architecture, including its operating system Irix, in favour of Linux-powered Itanium workstations. SGI used MIPS and Irix in its products for almost 20 years, and with this switch to Intel, yet another major (historically speaking, that is) company abandons its architecture for the more common Intel one.
Permalink for comment 159321
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Another step backwards
by Fransexy on Tue 5th Sep 2006 20:05 UTC
Fransexy
Member since:
2005-07-29

Sad day for the tecnology world.Another cool company with cool products converted in only another linux reseller

Reply Score: 5