On 29-Jul-2003 Terry Lambert wrote: > [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: >> >> dear list, >> >> buying two PIII for a dual system ... what do i have to pay attention to >> (besides the requirements of the M/B)? >> aka ... are all PIII SMP capable? > > You want the stepping to be the same. > > You may not be happy with P III's. I'm not sure if the SMP code > has been changed to handle only the xAPIC now, or not; there was > a discussion a little while back about supporting more than 16 > CPUs in a machine, which would require this change.
Adding support for xAPICs isn't going to break P3 machines. Less FUD please. One of my test machines is a dual ppro 200 and although I haven't booted it in a while it ran current just fine the last time I tried. -- John Baldwin <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> <>< http://www.FreeBSD.org/~jhb/ "Power Users Use the Power to Serve!" - http://www.FreeBSD.org/ _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"