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SubjectRe: [patch[ Simple Topology API
Sandy Harris wrote:

> I suspect latency may become an issue when more than one link is
> involved and there can be contention.

According to the AMD talk at OLS, worst case on a 4-way is better than current
best-case on a uniprocessor athlon.

> Beyond 8-way, you need glue logic (hypertransport switches?) and
> latency seems bound to become an issue.

Nope. Just extend the ladder. Each cpu talks to three other entities, either
cpu or I/O. Can be extended arbitrarily until latencies are too high.


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