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SubjectRe: SMP scalability: 8 -> 32 CPUs
On Mon, Nov 30, 1998 at 10:38:22AM -0500, The Galaxy Ranger wrote:

> With all this talk of Linux not scaling past 8 CPUs, does this
> imply that Linux will never be ported to the connection machine? It
> is Sparc based after all. Speaking of which.... Sun borrowed that
> technology when designing the E10000. Does that mean if you load
> Linux up on that system you will only be able to use 8 of the 64
> CPUs?

Linux runs on the AP1000+. (Check arch/sparc/ap1000).

Check out http://cap.anu.edu.au/cap/projects/linux/ for more details.




-cw

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