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SubjectRe: Linux, the microkernel (was Re: latest linus-2.5 BK broken)
On Friday 21 June 2002 20:46, Cort Dougan wrote:
> I don't see Linux being in serious jeopardy in the short-term of becoming
> solaris. It only aims at running on 1-4 processors and does a pretty good
> job of that. Most sane people realize, as Larry points out, that the
> current design will not scale to 64 processors and beyond. That's obvious,
> it's not an alarmist or deep statement. The key is to realize that it's
> not _meant_ to scale that high right now.

And originally, it was never meant to scale to more than one processor.

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