[ILUG] SMP & powersaving
vcunniff at arbgroup.com
Fri Jan 7 08:34:14 GMT 2000
ilug-admin at linux.ie wrote:
> Solaris for X86 ?
> I think that they have some kind of work around
> for Multi-Sparc boxes so perhaps Solaris for X86 can handle it.
> Or is it a mobo issue ?
Sparcs were always designed for MP systems ;-)
The 80x86 world has always been a lot clumsier, and workarounds
for stuff like interrupts are pretty complicated, and (as I
understand it) interfere badly with other hardware aspects such
as power management.
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