Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 29th Oct 2006 23:09 UTC
Morphos Genesi has announced its Open Server Workstation: "The Open Server Workstation is a six layer board with two 970MP processors, the CPC945 and Broadcom's HT-1000 and 2000 chips. Excepting those parts, the board and component cost is below USD 200. Here is the Business Plan [.pdf] we wrote for the board."
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RE[5]: Why open ppc?
by flywheel on Tue 31st Oct 2006 23:14 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Why open ppc?"
flywheel
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2005-12-28

The central processing unit is only one piece of the puzzle. Just having a compatible or even identical processor is not enough.

Quite right - but it is by far the largest piece of the puzzle. If you got no support of the ISA you got a really longer way to go than if you got holes in your driversupport.

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