Re: 2 thoughts. . .

Linus Torvalds (
Fri, 19 Jul 1996 15:35:09 -0400 (EDT)

> SGI. I'd like nothing better than to have an SGI running Linux,
> cranking out movie frames for something like the Toy Story
> movie. Considering the CPU needed to render high detail VRML spaces, I
> should think we would be past considering the PC to be a reasonable
> platform for VRML development. So, Linux needs to be everywhere. (Who
> knows something about the BeBox? :)

Not all of the horsepower you see on an SGI is CPU, much of
it is add-on raster cards, etc. which can make even a 486 scream.
SGI Mips are not really that out of reach of PC hardware.

Melvin Smith