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    Andreas_Wolf
    Posts: 11462 from 2003/5/22
    From: Germany
    >> I guess he had the e500mc-based P4 in mind in terms of PA6T replacement.

    > the P4040 with its e500mc cores is what was originally referenced.

    Thanks for confirmation.

    > it is my assumption that Trevor had a specific cpu (PA6T) in mind and went
    > looking for a design firm with experience with that cpu.

    No need to assume when that's what Trevor has been telling all along. As said, Varisys were recommended to A-Eon by P.A.Semi according to Trevor.

    > I don't think it was Paul's recommendation.

    Yes, according to Trevor, the PA6T was what the OS4 developers wanted. Paul's recommendation was the addition of the xCORE stuff.
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