Support for new Dual G4 1 Gig machines?

benh at benh at
Tue Jan 29 23:39:55 EST 2002

> .../...
> All of the above machines are running 2.4.18pre1 running Apache 1.3.20,
>PHP 4.1.1, Postgres 7.1.3, htdig 3.1.16. Both the 500 and the 800 have 1GB
>of RAM, but the 450 only has 512, so perhaps it is a high-memory with
>networking problem?
> So, SMP on the PPC platform has some work needed I'm afraid. I'd be happy
>to help in any testing if someone wants me to, as I'd love to actually use
>that other CPU on my dual 800. :-)

I recently spotted a problem with >512Mb (CONFIG_HIGHMEM or not) & SMP that
is fixed in the current bk _2_4 (2.4.18pre7). I also sent a fix to Marcelo
that should hopefully be in the next 2.4.18preX release.

You should also use sungem preferably to the old gmac driver.


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