Subject: Re: MP success
To: None <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: tech-smp
Date: 03/13/2003 13:35:20
On Mon, Mar 10, 2003 at 09:25:12PM -0700, Rick Kelly wrote:
> What I got was a Dell Precision 610 with 2 450 Mhz PII Xeon chips and 512 mem.
> The only oddity is that NetBSD thinks they are PIII processors.

That's because they are :-) "Xeon" has been the name for the high-end
Intel CPUs since the Pentium III days. So, originally they were high-end
Pentium IIIs, now they are high-end Pentium 4s.

- Frank

Frank van der Linden                          
Quality NetBSD Development, Support & Service.