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The Register: Toshiba Preps Cell Mobo for Developers

[ 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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