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Re: What about...

To: wje@fir.engr.sgi.com (William J. Earl)
Subject: Re: What about...
From: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk (Alan Cox)
Date: Fri, 17 Jul 1998 16:07:04 +0100 (BST)
Cc: adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca, anubis@BanjaLuka.NET, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <199807171411.HAA11412@fir.engr.sgi.com> from "William J. Earl" at Jul 17, 98 07:11:42 am
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
> that giant a project, but it would not be particularly useful.  If there
> were a good linux on some other very large ccNUMA machine, then an Origin
> port would be much simpler.  By "good", I mean a linux which scale well
> for large (greater than 32) processor and I/O count (many I/O buses
> and thousands of disk).  It expect such a linux will happen eventually,
> but not yet.

The obvious starting point would probably be the older (386/486) sequent
boxes. I almost got somewhere with this but one bit of sequent wasnt 
willing to be helpful and counted its bus arbitrators as staying NDA.

That was 2 years ago so I ought to chase them again I guess


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