You don’t really own it, and it breaks in unpredictable ways.
Raptor Computing SysThis is the future #OpenPOWER, #TalosII, #Blackbird, and @RaptorCompsys are working hard to prevent for such critical tools as desktop computers. "Post-purchase monetization" is the official name for it, and it's downright dangerous!
Raptor Computing SysWant even more performance out of your #TalosII #POWER9 CPU? Many POWER9 CPUs run under the rated TDP with real world workloads; overclocking them is a way to get a little more oomph out of the world's fastest libre-friendly CPU! Initial instructions here
Raptor Computing SysWant to start hacking on the Talos II firmware? Full register documentation (over 6,000 pages!) now available along with the full processor user guide. Nearly everything you need to start hacking on the firmware is here!
Raptor Computing Sys@taoeffect@LukeDashjr To clarify, the CPU itself doesn't have network access or anything like the monolithic ME/PSP technologies. The useful parts of the functionality have been implemented in the platform's BMC. If you're curious, the full source for both host and BMC is at
Raptor Computing SysIn addition to launching our 18-core #POWER9 offering, we've officially released the #TalosII mainboard user's manual! Check it out on our product pages, such as for the standalone Talos mainboard here