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The Register: Toshiba Preps Cell Mobo for Developers

Sep 20, 2005, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Tony Smith)

[ Thanks to nigel for this link. ]

"The board includes--ominously--'a power supply system chip optimised to drive the Cell microprocessor.'

"The package is based on Linux and ITRON operating systems, which run in virtual machines maintained by the reference platform's core Hypervisor OS. Clearly, Intel and AMD aren't the only ones bringing mainframe-style virtualisation technologies to desktop microprocessors..."

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