Subject: Re: How many CPUs?
To: Ray Phillips <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 03/09/2002 19:01:35
On Sun, Mar 10, 2002 at 12:33:46PM +1000, Ray Phillips wrote:

 > For curiosity's sake I thought I'd ask what the maximum number of 
 > processors NetBSD/alpha can use in a machine is; more than two?

In theory, the limit is 64.  But I don't think anyone has tried more
than two :-)

 > I couldn't find any mention of the Alpha Server 7000 on the NetBSD 
 > Web site, for example.  It can have up to six processors, but I 
 > presume NetBSD won't run on it even if it has only one?

Correct, NetBSD doesn't yet run on the 7000, but if you'd like to port
to it..... :-)

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>