On Fri, Jul 17, 1998 at 04:07:04PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > 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
Do you have hardware? I know an installation which might want to get rid
of their 486 based 32 processor Sequent system if they didn't already.