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    SubjectRe: Linux boots on Wildfire^WGS320!
    On Wed, Sep 27, 2000 at 12:18:11PM +0000, Pavel Machek wrote:
    > Hi!
    >
    > > Well, I'm finally getting around to sending out this announcement.
    > > As can be seen on www.alphanews.net, we've managed to boot Linux on an
    > > AlphaServer GS320. The only caveats are that one of the CPUs was out of
    > > the system at the time (hence 31 CPUs, not 32), and that we haven't yet
    > > finished the DISCONTIGMEM support for Alpha (hence the 480GB of memory,
    > > instead of the real 256GB). Needless to say, things like kernel builds
    > > run _really_ fast. Heck, I could put all of my workstation (several
    >
    > I want that machine! Hmm, would it fit in my room?
    >
    > Do you know why different bogomips on cpu #2,3,4 were detected?

    Read calibrate_delay(). We only care about 8 bits and 1488.88 vs 1493.17
    differ by about that.
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