Subject: Re: Multiprocessor with NetBSD ?
To: Xavier HUMBERT <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/02/2001 16:55:58
On Sun, Jun 03, 2001 at 12:37:46AM +0200, Xavier HUMBERT wrote:

 > On NetBSD news, it's said that someone booted a 3 processors VAX with
 > NetBSD. Apparently this is not symetric MP (dmesg showed a master and
 > two slaves cpus).

It is symmetric -- "master" == "processor that system booted with",
"slave" == "processors that kernel had to start up itself".

 > Does this mean we can expect (S)MP in -current soon ?

SMP for Alpha has been in -current for over a month.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>