Re: How many pentium-3 processors does SMP support?

H. Peter Anvin (
9 Jul 2001 22:34:24 -0700

Followup to: <>
By author: Xinwei Xue <>
In newsgroup:
> Hi,
> My research group is planning to buy a multi-processor linux machine
> for parallel computing. Does anyone know how many pentium processors the
> linux SMP support? Does it support 8(pentium-three) processors? What
> companies produce such reliable multi-processor (>4) machines? Thanks a
> lot!

It supports up to 32, if you can find a machine that has that many.


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