Subject: Re: SMP with NetBSD?
To: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/07/1996 11:30:27
On Sun, 7 Apr 1996 09:09:27 -0400 
 der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU> wrote:

 > SMP, heck, I'd be satisfied with asymmetric MP.  Single-threaded
 > kernel, or even make the other processors independent hosts with very
 > fast network interfaces linking them....

The latter would be quite useful if anyone were ever to coax NetBSD into 
running on an SP-2 (which is basically a whole bunch of IBM RS6000/590s 
hooked together with a fast switching "network" ... well, fast, in as 
much as the cards are MicroChannel).

Might be a fun hack :-)

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