Subject: Re: SMP with NetBSD?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 04/07/1996 20:38:34
> 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 :-)
Anybody got a spare SP-2? Anybody at Virginia Tech wanna volunteer?
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