Re: OFFTOPIC: Regarding NT vs Linux

Chris Wedgwood (
Wed, 24 Sep 1997 11:59:42 -0400

Intel we don't spread them, Sparc we do. If you want to see why we don't
yet do it for intel read the MP1.4 spec from and shudder.
Any volunteers - talk to Linus

I've not read the spec. thoroughly yet... but at a glance I don't see any
reason why this cannot be done?

Although it looks as though it might have fairly high latencies (depending
upon motherboard implementation)?