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by countzero
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:17 am
Forum: SGI: Development
Topic: Current State of Nekoware / otherware
Replies: 59
Views: 4456

Re: Current State of Nekoware / otherware

A group on the internet posts builds of the Linux kernel for the MIPS le and be built using the LLVM compiler. The kernel runs is reported to run faster than one built with GCC. What this means right now people are basically running an updated version of our MipsPro compiler under MIPS Linux! I thi...
by countzero
Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Apple
Topic: Hot-rodding my G5 - storage performance
Replies: 36
Views: 1112

Re: Hot-rodding my G5 - storage performance

I personally prefer big endian because it's how I "think" 0x12345789 is really {0x12,0x34,0x56,0x78} std_logic(31 downto 0), love it :) p.s. A good and useful application to be ported to linux/PPC64 is OpenSCAD ; it's a programmable Solid 3D CAD Modeller. It requires things like eigen, qt...
by countzero
Fri Aug 25, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 707
Views: 22930

Re: your latest purchase

Shiunbird wrote:
countzero wrote:Seawolf-Ocean-Master ROV and a couple of CHIRP Scanning-Sonar.


Are you serious????
WOW


Yup. 4K euro. With a camera.
But it can't go deeper than 20m.
by countzero
Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: your latest purchase
Replies: 707
Views: 22930

Re: your latest purchase

Seawolf-Ocean-Master ROV and a couple of CHIRP Scanning-Sonar.
by countzero
Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: Apple
Topic: Hot-rodding my G5 - storage performance
Replies: 36
Views: 1112

Re: Hot-rodding my G5 - storage performance

ClassicHasClass wrote:The endianness matches


Yup, POWER9 is LE as well as x86, but PowerPC and POWER machines have a special hw instruction which translates a word from BE to LE and LE to BE, and It takes just one clock cycle. It's not a penalty.
by countzero
Wed Aug 23, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: Apple
Topic: Hot-rodding my G5 - storage performance
Replies: 36
Views: 1112

Re: Hot-rodding my G5 - storage performance

ClassicHasClass wrote:QEMU


Everything that I need to use is x86-only, and opensource doesn't provide a valid alternative, thus I wonder how much penalty on QEMU if it had to emulate x86 on POWER9.
by countzero
Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Hardware Wanted
Topic: WTB Tezro Workstation quad R16K 1Ghz (Europe)
Replies: 6
Views: 384

Re: WTB Tezro Workstation quad R16K 1Ghz (Europe)

Czech Republic!
by countzero
Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Hardware Wanted
Topic: WTB Tezro Workstation quad R16K 1Ghz (Europe)
Replies: 6
Views: 384

WTB Tezro Workstation quad R16K 1Ghz (Europe)

Need more power for Flame.
Please let me know if you have a Tezro Workstation for sale.
by countzero
Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Apple
Topic: Hot-rodding my G5 - storage performance
Replies: 36
Views: 1112

Re: Hot-rodding my G5 - storage performance

ClassicHasClass wrote:$7200 shipped.


Thus, one first needs to find a good reason to justify the purchase.
What do you use it for?
by countzero
Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Apple
Topic: Hot-rodding my G5 - storage performance
Replies: 36
Views: 1112

Re: Hot-rodding my G5 - storage performance

ClassicHasClass wrote:Talos II


How much is it?
by countzero
Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:27 am
Forum: Apple
Topic: Hot-rodding my G5 - storage performance
Replies: 36
Views: 1112

Re: Hot-rodding my G5 - storage performance

Wow. Where did you buy your ePCI-SSD boards?
Which is the product-name?

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