SMP'ing non-Intel x86 CPU's, was Re: [RC5] First impressions

Martin format at mindless.com
Tue Mar 3 19:16:39 EST 1998


You can not SMP AMD or Cyrix processors. Believe me, if it could be done -
there would be a lot more people doing it.

BMM wrote:

> Does anyone know the skinny on SMP'ing non-Intel processors?  AMD's
> website doesn't mention it and I hear very conflicting reports elsewhere.
> I imagine a dual-k6 would give P2 a run for the money, both price and
> performance-wise.
>
> Thanks
>
> -Brian
>
> ObDN: Four legs good, two legs bad!
>
> On Tue, 3 Mar 1998, Matt Chatterley wrote:
>
> > I've been running RC5/DES on the two home business machines here for some
> > time (currently both p133s, one soon to upgrade to dual K6-233), and have
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