Subject: RE: netBSD support for dual-Xeon. E7500, Hyper-Threading ...
To: 'Jason R Thorpe' <email@example.com>
From: David Francheski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/27/2002 13:43:21
Thanks Jason for the quick reply!
David L. Francheski
Caymas Systems, Inc.
5330 Old Redwood Hwy., Suite B
Petaluma, CA 94954
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
On Behalf Of Jason R Thorpe
Sent: Friday, September 27, 2002 1:34 PM
To: David Francheski
Subject: Re: netBSD support for dual-Xeon. E7500, Hyper-Threading ...
On Fri, Sep 27, 2002 at 11:51:04AM -0700, David Francheski wrote:
> Can anyone tell me if netBSD supports the dual-Xeon architecture
> with E7500 chipset? This would require netBSD to be SMP capable
> at a minimum (which I believe it is?).
NetBSD can detect the multiple virtual CPUs in the HT Xeons, and does
have MP support for x86 systems. I am currently having interrupt
on the E7500 when MP is enabled, however. Unfortunately, I have not had
sufficient time to look more closely into why...
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>