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SubjectRe: How many pentium-3 processors does SMP support?
On Wed, Jul 11, 2001 at 02:25:09AM +1200, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> What is the limit here? The 8/16 way SE chipsets?

The largest Chipset I know about are the 8 Way ones.
(What is SE?).

> > In anyone from Compaq is reading this, you should send me a 32-way
> > Xeon ASAP just to prove they really work :)
> It doesn't.
> Oh, then they definately need to send me one.

Heh :)

> Are these not MP1.4 based? Something different?

They must be the Unisys OEM machines. They are based on some
crossbar-architecture called CMP that allows logical partioning, etc..

I have talked to Unisys engineers on last Cebit who said that the NT
(now W2k) port required a huge amount of work.
Also I noticed that UnixWare^H^H^H^H^HOpenUnix needed work to run on it.


Whip me. Beat me. Make me maintain AIX.
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