Subject: Re: netbsd-2-0-RELEASE
To: NetBSD User's Discussion List <netbsd-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/30/2004 13:13:25
On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 03:12:39PM -0500, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Monday, November 29, 2004 at 11:52:04 (-0800), Aaron J. Grier wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: netbsd-2-0-RELEASE
> >
> > no SMP support on i386 is a showstopper for the 1.6
> > branch.
> It shouldn't be.  The ratio of UP to MP machines is nowhere near high
> enough to make it a "showstopper".

too strong a word.  I have an MP i386 machine and the extra speed is
very helpful.

maybe "embarrassing" is more appropriate?

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
  "someday the industry will have throbbing frontal lobes and will be able
  to write provably correct software.  also, I want a pony." -- Zach Brown