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SubjectRe: Intel I860
Achim Krümmel wrote:
> Hi,
> I have to setup a fast Linux Server for a database application.
> I would like to use a Mainboard for 2 Pentium4 CPUs for this.
> I found such a board with a Intel I860 chip. Is this chip
> supported by the current Kernel v2.4.14 or will I get problems
> with this board and Linux?

I haven't seen any other replies, so here goes.

You should have no problem using the 860 chipset AFAIK
[but I don't have such a system :( ].

There are still some issues with interrupt balancing on SMP
P4 systems. Last I heard, all interrupts will be routed
to one CPU instead of [mostly] balanced between them
(until this is fixed/patched).

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