[Beowulf] Vector coprocessors
landman at scalableinformatics.com
Thu Mar 16 18:23:24 PST 2006
Robert G. Brown wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Mar 2006, Joe Landman wrote:
>> I think (WAG here) that Clearspeed wants people to design a socket
>> onto motherboards for them. Lowers the costs all around.
> Wouldn't the sane thing to do be just putting them on an HT interface?
> Eliminate the PCI interface altogether, provide symmetric access to e.g.
> processor and memory etc resources.
If you have a spare HT interface, yes. If you have a "socket" on the MB
you can to HT to that. Or run it out the HTX connector. This is not
something that you want in the IO channel.
BTW: Anyone know if Intel is considering doing HT? Would be nice.
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