Subject: Re: SMP on SPARC64
To: None <>
From: Jonathan Perkin <>
List: port-sparc64
Date: 04/04/2003 00:13:00
* On 2003-04-04 at 00:07 BST, wrote:

> I've got a Sun Ultra 2 dual CPU machine here at work.  Is SMP
> supported yet under NetBSD/sparc64 or will I have to run Solaris for a
> while?

You can still run NetBSD/sparc64 fine, as I do on the Ultra2 under my
desk at work, however it won't utilise the 2nd CPU.  There is no clear
project for doing this work, but there are people looking at it.

> I'd much rather run NetBSD though, Slowlaris is a pig.

FreeBSD 5.0 can do SMP on sparc64, fwiw.

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