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SubjectRe: How many pentium-3 processors does SMP support?
On Tue, Jul 10, 2001 at 04:12:00PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

Why limit the user? There are more than enough Linux system that
have more than 32 CPUs (SGI, DEC, Sun).

The limit is architecture dependant, for ia32/i386 is it 32.

Making it a per-architecture value or even a config option make a
lot more sense.

It turns out I was full of it, you can buy off the shelf 32-processor
systems.

In anyone from Compaq is reading this, you should send me a 32-way
Xeon ASAP just to prove they really work :)



--cw
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