Linux Laptop

Richard Lightman richard at nezumi.plus.com
Fri Feb 28 05:30:47 PST 2003


* Rainer Peter Feller <rainer at maren.desy.de> [2003-02-28 13:08]:
> 
> na! what I had im mind was something like the old 3dfx voodoo-graphics and
> voodoo2 chips they don't share cache with the cpu and they run independent
> from the cpu they "just" share some memory (o.k. they shared all memory
> ...)
> 
They had different problems back then - they were limited by the
number of transistors they could put on one chip. These days, a more
important limit is how fast chips can talk to each other.

Richard
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