Subject: Re: Info about SMP HW issues
To: Steven Grunza <>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: tech-smp
Date: 06/02/2000 20:17:13
According to Steven Grunza:
>Any HW or SW references to dual (or more :) CPU systems would be
>appreciated.  The best would be freely available but a good book or two
>would also be great.  Thanks.

You may want to get a copy of "UNIX Systems for Modern architectures:
Symmetric Multiprocessing and Caching for Kernel Programmers"  by Curt
Schimmel, ISBN 0-201-63338-8.  This has lots of details about various
methods of implementing a SMP systems - both the various hardware
schemes and the software schemes used with them.

Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, BAE SYSTEMS