Subject: Re: SMP on SPARC64
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Jonathan Perkin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/04/2003 00:13:00
* On 2003-04-04 at 00:07 BST, email@example.com 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
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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