Subject: Re: VAX now runs multicpu!
To: Anders Magnusson <>
From: Gunther Schadow <>
List: tech-smp
Date: 05/30/2001 18:15:54
Anders Magnusson wrote:
> I just got a VAX 8350 with 3 CPUs to use all three processors.
> I have tested it a little, and it seems to work quite fine :-)
> It shouldn't be too hard to make it running on some funnier
> machines, like the 8800 and the 6000 series.
> The VAX 8350 system is probably the slowest multiprocessor system
> that NetBSD will ever support; each CPU does about 2VUPS (~2MIPS) :-)

Cool! Thanks, even more to look forward to when I finally have a storage
setup :-) Slowest multi-CPU system? What about the 11/785? It should be
4 x 1 VUP, right? Has anyone ever seen one?


Gunther Schadow, M.D., Ph.D.          
Medical Information Scientist      Regenstrief Institute for Health Care
Adjunct Assistant Professor        Indiana University School of Medicine