Re: Asymmetric multiprocessing?

Simon Richter (
Sun, 03 May 1998 11:54:56 +0200 wrote:

> Perhaps the best way of accomplishing this is like a multicomputer.
> Each processor runs a seperate kernel, and they all talk via ultrafast,
> over the bus, modified TCP/IP.

I've always wondered why the lo interface had room for 16M IP addresses...

> In a shared (or semi shared) it would be tough.. You'd have a master
> processor allocate chunks for the other chips.. This would only work if
> they all had decent MMUs I guess... :)

Things are even worse -- there are machines out there that have their MMUs
shared between two processors... :-) But I guess support for this will not
really be added in the first place... :-)


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