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Re: Comments on amd64 motherboards
On Wed, Feb 25, 2004, Theo de Raadt wrote:
> Or, let us give a bit of credit to a vendor who not only operated
> fairly open regarding specifications, and who donated hardware to the
> various projects to get things happening. Certainly, noone from Intel
> or HP has ever given us any cpu hardware for us to code against. And
> I don't expect that to change. So how about buying from the good guy
> this time around.
When I designed a processor for my PhD thesis, I asked several
semiconductor companies for documents: Motorola, AMD, Sun, et.al.
sent me their stuff for free, Intel wanted $100 or more.
Since that day, I never bought an Intel based machine...