1. <company> Advanced Micro Devices.
2. <jargon> According to Don Olivier
<[email protected]>, his system manager came in to work one morningn
to find his IBM system down with a message on the console that said "AMD
failure". After he and the service rep had puzzled over documentation for an
hour or so they called headquarters and eventually learned that it the failure
was in the cooling system: an AMD is an "air movement device", IBM for "fan".
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