Subject: Re: opinion poll: what's the current state of SMP on i386?
To: Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Graff <email@example.com>
Date: 02/23/2002 12:18:37
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I have yet to be able to, from day to day, reliably compile /usr/src
more than once or twice in a row before I get a crash.
That said, I think as soon as the 1.6 (or whatever) release branch is
cut it should be brought onto the mainline. The smp branch lags
- -current too much.
Martin Husemann <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Is it ready for prime-time or still experimental? Would you use an MP
> > kernel on a production box?
> If it runs on a box, it runs pretty stable. That's from my limited experience
> with various dual PII and PIII machines. There are some problems, but I'm not
> sure they are related to the SMP branch (vs. general -current stability
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