[mythtv-users] Opinions on Solid State Drives for Myth ???
beww at beww.org
Wed Jul 28 19:49:18 UTC 2010
On Wednesday, July 28, 2010 01:11:01 pm jedi wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 01:00:13PM -0600, Travis Tabbal wrote:
> > On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 12:08 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> > > I've never known Linus to push hardware, at least not since the 90s
> > > when he recommended the Alpha CPU, and we all know how
> > > that turned out in the end.
> It turned out badly but it was the best thing going at the time.
> I knew someone with a larger server project that pretty much depended on
> the extra horsepower that Alpha brought to the table. The more favored
> option at the time simply didn't have a large enough chassis to deliver
> enough CPU power for the application.
> Alpha had a 4:1 speed advantage.
> > Alpha was quite good at the time. Too bad they faded into obscurity. They
> > even got Windows support in some versions of NT.
The Alpha was great. I was an early adopter and loved it.
The Alpha CPU was killed by Carly "I Know How to Create Jobs" Fiorina.
The problem was the jobs she created were all in China.
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