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Re: OLPC + Fedora = ?



On Tue, 2006-02-07 at 10:11 +0000, Andy Green wrote:
> Seems hard to believe that with such a low price point, AMD will deliver
> optimal pricing and that the target CPU throughput is not excessive with
> x86.  Isn't it better for the longer term to only weakly couple the
> concept of the cheap laptop to a processor arch? 

The choice of i386 was apparently largely influenced by the availability
of a real FPU; something which wasn't really available in the same
price/performance range on other embedded CPUs that were considered.

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dwmw2


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