Subject: Re: Alpha MP goes multi-user, code committed to NetBSD-current
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: tech-smp
Date: 04/20/2001 11:46:14
> Really, the only thing that might have a problem would be the
> AlphaServer 8200/8400; they still use the PROM for console output,
> and do a pretty evil thing with the level 1 page table.  That needs
> to be fixed (either by doing a native serial port console driver,
> or by fixing the kernel->PROM interface code) before that system
> will work in an MP configuration.

I need to fix the serial ports here. I've been waiting for the SCC
MI driver, but I think it's time to stop doing so.

Good job, Jason!