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Re: [Fwd: linus.linux.sgi.com]

To: offer@morgaine.engr.sgi.com (Richard Offer), linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
Subject: Re: [Fwd: linus.linux.sgi.com]
From: "Greg Chesson" <greg@xtp.engr.sgi.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 1999 19:08:19 -0800
In-reply-to: offer@morgaine (Richard Offer) "Re: [Fwd: linus.linux.sgi.com]" (Jan 19, 6:28pm)
References: <199901200204.UAA14601@piquin.uchicago.edu> <9901191828.ZM20761@morgaine.engr.sgi.com>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
This is a case of rocket brains getting confused by misleading specs
in the commodity world: a 50ns dram or sdram is very fast - that refers
to the cycle time of the internal dram core whereas a PCI-100 compliant
memory must operate on a 100 Mhz (10ns) bus and needs a latch time
better than 10ns.

g

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Greg Chesson

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