Re: What is SMP?

Derrik Pates (
Sat, 23 Nov 1996 15:56:23 -0700 (MST)

On Sat, 23 Nov 1996, Charlie Ross wrote:

> What is an SMP kernel?
> ahat advandatges/disadvantages... etc
> why would somone use it?

SMP = Symmetric Multi-processor. It is only useful if you have a system
with more than one CPU - generally, a large server, or something like
that... most people don't have SMP systems anyway...

Derrik Pates

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