Subject: Re: VAX now runs multicpu!
To: Jarkko Teppo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Vance Dereksen <email@example.com>
Date: 05/30/2001 18:09:24
I wonder how fast an 11/784 would go. 8-)
On Wed, 30 May 2001, Jarkko Teppo wrote:
> Quoting Anders Magnusson <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > 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.
> M u s t g e t m y 8 3 5 0 t o r u n !!!
> Congrats! I'll try to get my 8350 up in a few weeks,
> I really really really want to test this:)
> > The VAX 8350 system is probably the slowest multiprocessor system
> > that NetBSD will ever support; each CPU does about 2VUPS (~2MIPS) :-)
> If someone writes HP FOCUS backend for gcc and if I'll get
> some technical docs I have a three CPU HP 9000/550 which would
> beat that. How about SMP with 1 MIPS/proc :-)? And then there's
> 11/782 which would about par with the 550.
> Is the kernel available for download somewhere ? I might be able to test it
> with a suitable userland if I can find those.
> Once again, thanks a lot!!