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Re: Greetings!

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Subject: Re: Greetings!
From: Andreas Busse <andy@soft-n-hard.de>
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 1995 13:29:44 +0100
Cc: andy@soft-n-hard.de
In-reply-to: <199512221219.NAA04075@informatik.uni-koblenz.de>
Hi again,

 > 
 > Oh god ...   An RM400 will be fun.  Multiprocessor R4400MC and ready
 > for R10000k.  This thing will give me much headache ...  But anyway
 > Linux should at least almost ready for the R10000.  With no silicon
 > but just a manual this is all just pure theory but the thought that
 > we might have the fastest Linuxmachines in the next spring ...  (Dream ...)
 > 

Sounds good :-)

 > > - The german distributor of the YARD SQL server for Linux
 > >   contacted me -- he heard from SNI that Linux/MIPS will run
 > >   on RM200 boxes too. I promised to keep him informed.
 > 
 > This is my catchword - I've got a demo version of Yard from a SNI
 > demo CD-ROM.  Conforming to the MIPS ABI Yard is big endian software.
 > 

You're both wrong and right -- Yard SQL is also available for Linux/Intel.
And this is of course little endian :-)

 > 
 > Well, I'll now finally leave from the university to the Black Forest.
 > Friends that I haven't seen for months, parties, skiing (yeah!) and
 > probably not so much mips-ing ...
 > 

Well, happy vacations!

Cheers,
Andy

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