[plug] HPA Talk

David Campbell campbell at torque.net
Fri Oct 2 09:39:01 WST 1998

From:           	Matt Kemner <zombie at networx.net.au>

> On Thu, 1 Oct 1998, Leon Brooks wrote:
> > Nice talk by HPA, lots said about processors, very little about
> > TransMeta.
> Nice talk indeed.. Perhaps HPA's quote of the night was a "You're Sick!"
> directed at Leon.  (For those who couldn't attend, Leon had just shared
> with us his dream of seeing an SMP machine where you could boot one
> processor while compiling a kernel on the other)

*chuckle quietly*

There are ways of doing this but it requires basically two complete 
computers with a chunk of memory (not all - critical point) shared between 
them. When the machine boots it would have two kernels running and not an 
SMP kernel - hence it is no longer SMP.

David Campbell

campbell at torque.net

Current project list:
a) Maintain Linux ZIP drivers
b) Create Linux chipset specific parport drivers
c) Start on ParSCSI drivers
d) Boot proms for parport devices (socket onto NE2000 cards)

Any assistance to clearing this list most welcome

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