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Re: About PowerPC processors

On Tue, 3 Aug 1999, Phillip R. Jaenke wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 03, 1999 at 10:10:31AM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > IBM never intended to manufacture the LongTrail. They just did the design.
> > Manufacturing was supposed to be done by UMAX and Tatung. And they didn't
> > believe in Linux when Steve killed the Mac clones.
> Hrm. Tatung is probably long dead, as is Umax for the most part. This presents

Tatung is not dead.

> a problem. Maybe it would be possible to obtain the schematics and diagramming
> for the LongTrail? I know a couple firms that would be willing to custom     
> manufacture them for reasonable prices. Another advantage to that attack is
> that I can then socket the PowerPCs and other components. :)

Easy: ftp://ftp.austin.ibm.com/pub/PPC_support/reference_designs/longtrail/



Geert Uytterhoeven                     Geert.Uytterhoeven@cs.kuleuven.ac.be
Wavelets, Linux/{m68k~Amiga,PPC~CHRP}  http://www.cs.kuleuven.ac.be/~geert/
Department of Computer Science -- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven -- Belgium

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