Subject: Re: 2.0 i386 Install Notes: No MP support
To: Louis Guillaume <email@example.com>
From: Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/23/2004 18:56:17
In article <41CB15AC.email@example.com>,
firstname.lastname@example.org (Louis Guillaume) writes:
> I just noticed this in the "Unsupported Devices" section of the
> NetBSD-2.0/i386 install notes...
> Hardware the we do not currently support, but get many questions about:
> * Multiprocessor systems. NetBSD will run, but only use one processor.
> ... Not true, right?
Not true. There are still warts -- "ntp" doesn't work so well on all SMP
systems, and also some SMP systems panic with IPI locking issues -- but
it's quite usable. There's an open PR on the doc bug already.