Talos II (FSF RYF candidate)

Paul Sutton zleap at zleap.net
Sat Sep 15 07:25:41 UTC 2018

Would any of the boosts in sales be also attributed to the current intel
security issues, spectre, meltdown and more recent problems that affect
intel architecture.   I would assume that power9 does not suffer from
similar problems,  (not that we should be complacent) so this combined
with freedom and open hardware is welcome.


On 14/09/18 22:36, Timothy Pearson wrote:
> On 09/14/2018 04:02 PM, Paul Boddie wrote:
>> On Tuesday 12. September 2017 16.07.12 Timothy Pearson wrote:
>>> Just wanted to pass this along from the FSF on this side of the pond in
>>> case you haven't seen it yet:
>>> https://www.fsf.org/blogs/licensing/support-the-talos-ii-a-candidate-for-respects-your-freedom-certification-by-pre-ordering-by-september-15
>> One year later and it looks like this is available to purchase:
>> https://raptorcs.com/TALOSII/
>> Is that correct and why didn't you keep us posted? ;-) Have you had much 
>> interest from the Free Software community?
>> Paul
> Yes, it's true! :-)  We've been selling these machines for the better
> part of a year now, and so far the reception has been quite positive.
> We'll have some of our hardware available on display / for live demo at
> the OpenPOWER Summit in Amsterdam [1] if anyone is interested in trying
> one out live...
> [1] https://openpowerfoundation.org/summit-2018-10-eu/
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