Subject: Re: various changes on INSTALL and iso generation
To: Erik Berls <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 02/27/2007 19:54:13
On Tue, Feb 27, 2007 at 10:39:13AM -0800, Erik Berls wrote:
> And people with legacy systems can run the other kernel.  We should do
> the right thing out of the box, especially since this release will be
> around for *years*.  This is something we will actively get dinged
> for.

Even now the only x86 SMP systems I buy are server-call machines. All the
desktops are UP (i.e. only one core. Some are hyperthreaded, but after tests a
SMP kernel on a UP hyperthreaded system is slower for most use).

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference