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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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    Administrator of SunSITE Czech Republic, MFF, Charles University
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