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    SubjectRe: SMP/cc Cluster description
    >    problem.  Scheduler, networking, device drivers, everything.  That's
    > thousands of locks and uncountable bugs, not to mention the impact on
    > uniprocessor performance.

    Most of my block drivers in Linux have one lock. The block queuing layer
    has one lock which is often the same lock.

    > You tell me - which is easier, multithreading the networking stack to
    > 64 way SMP or running 64 distinct networking stacks?

    Which is easier. Managing 64 routers or managing 1 router ?
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