April 23, 2001

NetBSD/Alpha goes multiprocessor

Author: JT Smith

The NetBSD project's Alpha is now functioning in multiuser mode (as reported by Slashdot). This is the first open BSD, outside of FreeBSD, to have SMP support -- and is the first non-x86 BSD to have SMP support. Similar efforts on the part of OpenBSD may also benefit from the code involved, since it's architecturally close to NetBSD.


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