Re: Netra && Linux
* Eiji Ota <email@example.com> [010118 18:12]:
> The price of Netra X1 sounds so attractive to me, and it's a pity
> it uses different chips. But I have patience with a bit hope.;)
You'll have to be patient anyways... I spoke with a Sun sales rep on the
phone this morning (when they finally called me back), and she said that
it wasn't actually shipping until March 6th or 7th or so.
> When I checked the pdf file in
> www.sun.com/netra/whitepapers/NetraX1.pdf, I found Netra X1 doesn't
> have any U2Ps and any UPA buses and I was surprised. Is it right ?
> UltraSPARCIIe can handle a PCI bus directly without a bridge chip ?
> If so, actually the architecture is different from what I'm familiar
Hmm... having not seen or played with one, I'm not too terribly sure
about it, but if memory serves me, it's got something like a VIA
southbridge on it.