[armedslack] SMP?

Stuart Winter m-lists at biscuit.org.uk
Mon May 12 08:26:33 UTC 2008

> I been doing some research and the RiscPC is SMP capable! I remember that
> there was a 'hydra' card available that allowed an additional four StrongArm's
> but obviously they were pretty much wasted under RiscOS. After a little bit of
> googling I've found out that any ARM chip (including StrongArm's) could be
> plugged into a Hydra but there was some additional arbitration logic on the
> actual hydra card which means I can't just pug an additional StrongArm into my
> machine.......I wonder what that additional logic was?

Well, the thing is that whatever it was, the hardware would need to be
supported by Linux.  If you want to support it, go ahead! -- but there are
other things to fix first ;-)

Stuart Winter

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