> 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