Re: Linux 2.4.17-pre5

From: Robert Varga (
Date: Tue Dec 11 2001 - 04:16:41 EST

On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 11:30:24PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > This may complicate Rusty's zen scheduler scheme. It certainly has made life
> > complicated for the BIOS folks. They had to sort all the real CPUs to the
> > front of the ACPI table, lest those folks so benighted as to run the crippled
> > version of Win2K (which only on-lines 8 CPUs) only get four real CPUs out of
> > eight.
> Rotfl, oh that is beautiful

As it happens a guy from microsoft sitting next to me as I read this
claims the DataCenter version of W2K has no limitation on number of

Kind regards,
Robert Varga

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