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Re: Let's talk platforms...

To: Mike Shaver <shaver@ingenia.com>
Subject: Re: Let's talk platforms...
From: wje@fir.esd.sgi.com (William J. Earl)
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 1996 16:11:05 -0700
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <199604302308.TAA12827@iron.ingenia.com>
References: <199604302308.TAA12827@iron.ingenia.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Mike Shaver writes:
 > We're getting a whole pile of SGI hardware in to `kick the tires' over
 > the next 6 months, and I'm wondering which of them I should claim as
 > my test box.
 > 
 > I can likely choose an Indy, an Indigo, possibly one of the Webforce
 > boxes (I assume it's similar hardware to the Indigo) and, if I beg and
 > plead and offer beer, a Challenge-S.
 > 
 > Has an initial port target been designated?
...

      We expect to do the initial port to an Indy with an R4600 or R5000 
processor,
following up with other processors and platforms.  A Challenge S is essentially
the same as an Indy without a graphics board.

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