Re: even the press likes us ;-)

H. Peter Anvin (
24 Feb 1998 16:53:25 GMT

Followup to: <>
By author: Daniel Veillard <>
In newsgroup:
> BTW, why a MIPS instead of say an Alpha or a Sparc chip ? Is this linux,
> Sw/HW engineering related or politics/marketing/price consequences ?
> I agree this is certainly a bit out of scope of linux-kernel ...

Probably was picked based on price/performance... my guess would be
with emphasis on price. Alphas and SPARCs are both very expensive.


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