[Beowulf] More AMD rumors

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Tue Nov 20 15:56:20 PST 2012


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On 21/11/12 09:03, Prentice Bisbal wrote:

> My observations at SC12 definitely support this. ARM had a small 10
> x 10 booth on the outskirts of the exhibit floor, and it was one of
> the busiest booths I saw all week at SC12.

My one concern with the rise of ARM is that the current Windows logo
program for ARM requires EFI secure boot to be enabled and prohibits
the user from being able to disable it.

Whether that has any impact on the sorts of systems people may want to
build Beowulfs from is another matter.

cheers,
Chris
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