UX, AIX, FLAYX...
ploopster at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 08:51:39 CDT 2007
William Donzelli wrote:
>> POWER5 and POWER6 have evolved quite a bit from where POWER4 was. IBM
>> made a lot more money selling POWER processors, systems, and consulting
>> to go with it, than they ever did with selling PPC chips to apple. IBM
>> was dragging their feet with PPC features on the G5 (and whatever would
>> have been G6), which is why Apple abandoned them; if IBM was making
>> enough money from Apple on their G5s, I'm sure that they would have
>> payed more attention to what Apple wanted (like low-power noteboot
> Looking back, the POWER lines for Apple were starting to be more of a
> nuisance for IBM. I do not think anyone was crying in Fishkill when
> the news came down about the Mac architecture change.
I can verify that no-one in Fishkill gave a damn. I was onsite when the
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