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Re: Multi-Processor support
On Wed, 23 Oct 1996 16:37:23 +0100
"Markus Illenseer" <markus%tiger.teuto.de@localhost> wrote:
> Oh, you have that book, too? I can't remember where I got it, maybe from
> the OFW "training" i had last year in Phoenix.
Yah ... I got the nice bound version... it has a cool looking cover :-)
> You can get the postscript version of the book here:
> (Valuable source!)
It's also available at technical book stores... I got mine at Computer
Literacy in San Jose, CA. Powell's Technical Books in Portland, OR. should
have it, too, and I know they have on-line ordering.
> My understanding is: OFW does all for us, and we don't have to care about
> unless we want SMP?
That's basically the jist, yes. The other CPUs won't pester you until you
wake them up. I haven't yet read far enough into the book about delegating
interrupts (OpenPIC does this, I think) ... I'm flying to Seattle for
OSDI this weekend, so I'll read about the CHRP SMP stuff on the plane :-)
Jason R. Thorpe
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