smp in 5.0

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Sun May 11 20:14:16 PDT 2003

In the last episode (May 11), Jon Reynolds said:
> I have read the release notes and not quite sure if it says what I think
> it does. Will SMP be available on 5.x series on? And are there ny
> gotcha's to it?

SMP has been available since 2.* at least, and is not going away :)

Don't enable hyperthreading, as neither scheduler understands the
resource issues involved with them and will happily put two processes
on one physical CPU, leaving others idle.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at

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