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  • Linux 5.4 Dropping Support For The Itanium IA64-Powered SGI Altix

    Phoronix: Linux 5.4 Dropping Support For The Itanium IA64-Powered SGI Altix

    While Linux 5.4 is bringing a new driver to help SGI systems back to their Origin boxes, this kernel meanwhile dropping support for the SGI Altix that is newer than the some of the Origin systems. SGI Altix being removed from the Linux kernel is the latest in the path for winding down Itanium (IA64) support...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...IA64-SGI-Altix

  • #2
    Intel shouldn't have repeated the same mistake twice... (they already failed with the iAPX 432 decades ago)

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    • #3
      Good riddance to bad rubbish. Now can we have back the good things it killed along the way, like the Alpha CPU and SGI?

      No? Oh well...

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