Subject: Re: Status of SMP support in NetBSD and OpenBSD?
To: Greg Lehey <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/31/2000 22:55:33
On Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 10:59:38AM +0930, Greg Lehey wrote:
> I'm currently finishing an article for Daemon News, in which I'll
> mention SMP support.  I'm not up to date on what support NetBSD and
> OpenBSD has.  The last I remember people were working on SMP for both
> systems, but nothing had been released.  Has anything changed since
> then?

"Released" NetBSD code can spin up the second CPU (and others I guess :)
but it's only running an idle loop for now. "usefull" code should appear once
1.5 is released (or maybe before ? just dreaming ... :)

Manuel Bouyer <>