Re: NCR 35XXXX MCA bus and SMP

From: James Bottomley (
Date: Sat Jul 07 2001 - 10:37:37 EST

> And i have a NCR 3525 with MCA bus and 8 processors and 512MB RAM , i
> tried Suse 6.4 and Red Hat 7.1 , but nome detected my MCA bus , the 8
> processors and more than 64MB ... i tried kernel parameter mem=512m ,
> but no results... only 64MB .... i recompiled the kernel (2.4.2) with
> MCA=y and SMP =y ... and no results... somebody can help me ?

Machines like this require a special SMP HAL to get them to work. You could
try the experimental kernels from
which contain the SMP HAL for the voyager systems (which is what a 3525 is).

James Bottomley

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