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Re: NetBSD on more than 16 cores?
Mindaugas Rasiukevicius <rmind%netbsd.org@localhost> writes:
> Jean-Yves Migeon <jeanyves.migeon%free.fr@localhost> wrote:
>> On 13.01.2011 22:03, Phil Nelson wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> > I was wondering if there is anyone who has run NetBSD
>> > (either i386 or amd64) on a SMP with more than 16 cores.
>> > I'm interested in any experience with 16 to 48 core machines.
>> I've run and used NetBSD on a Dell (M710), with up to 24 core detected.
>> However, max number of CPU is 32; IIRC, we still use a bitmask on an int
>> for CPU tracking, and well, int => 4 bytes => 32 bits (heh).
> There are patches to support 256 CPUs. I just have not had enough time
> yet to rework and incorporate them.
> Oh, and support is for amd64, not i386. No point to work on the later.
> We ought to encourage the use of amd64 more these days.
Will we have WINE support on amd64 before you start encouraging others?
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