Re: Sun Blade 1000 Opinions on Performance
From: Casper H.S. Dik (Casper.Dik_at_Sun.COM)
Date: 28 May 2005 12:10:23 GMT
Martin Bochnig <email@example.com> writes:
>I'm a bit disappointed from you: Shouldn't at least YOU know better than
>Why do you repeat nonsens / marketing lies ??
Please don't send replies in email and on Usenix at the same time.
As far as I know it is not a given that these would be lies
or FUD *even* if the partnumbers are the same as the devil
is sometimes in the details:
- part number revisions (the hardware handbook is full
of "CPU at xxx MHz requires rev -0x or later of the
- thermal (other case, different fans?)
There are also cases were "not supported" simply means
"not tested"; and that it works in some cases is not a guarantee;
e.g., the reason that Creator3D is not supported in the U80
is not because it never works but because it is known to fail
under certain workloads.
-- Expressed in this posting are my opinions. They are in no way related to opinions held by my employer, Sun Microsystems. Statements on Sun products included here are not gospel and may be fiction rather than truth.