cvs commit: src/sys/kern subr_pcpu.c

Wilko Bulte wb at
Thu Sep 29 15:27:08 PDT 2005

On Fri, Sep 30, 2005 at 05:28:59AM +1000, Peter Jeremy wrote..
> On Thu, 2005-Sep-29 19:46:02 +0200, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> >> I remember my old sparcstation hardware at CMU with some fondness for this 
> >> reason -- on a cold Pittsburgh evening, overheating computer hardware was 
> >> strictly necessary, even in the presence of decent radiators.  However, 
> >> with 14+ cooling fans for one machine, it did need to be a couple of rooms 
> >> down.
> >
> >Hum, yes.  That is why I handed down my AS4100 to ticso ;)
> Compared to ES40/ES45's, AS4100's run very cool and I think they're quieter.

Well, a quad 600MHz EV56 AS4100 is quite a heater.  That is what I had.
ES40 is hot, true.  I hope to get an ES45 at work, found an idle one
somewhere.  Maybe I can get FreeBSD to run on it. Time... :/

> If you want to warm things up, try a 42U cabinet full of SunFire V440's.

We have V880s at work, I know where you are coming from :)

Wilko Bulte				wilko at

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