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SubjectRe: CPU Management for Linux?
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> 
> Is there anyone out in Linuxland working on something I would call
> "CPU management"? I would really like to help on that.
>
> What I understand under "CPU management" and why I want it:
>
> Walking over the CeBIT fair in Hannover I've seen many really big
> servers having 4+ CPUs. I was really impressed by the power of
> the 8x Pentium-III-Xeon servers.
>
> I'm sure it won't be long until we'll see servers which have CPUs
> that could be removed or added while running. (And, yes - these
> machines are already there, but all these are really BigIrons from
> Sun, SGI, IBM etc.)
>
> Therefore I think Linux should be capable of dealing with CPUs being added
> or removed during normal business. YMMV, opinions?

It is in the TODO list for 2.3, including memory hotplugging and bus
hotplugging.

Cheers,
Jakub
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