SMP/HIGHMEM/7450 status ?

Christopher Murtagh christopher.murtagh at
Fri Jun 7 03:09:02 EST 2002

On Thu, 6 Jun 2002 benh at wrote:
>Xserve uses 7455 (like newer dual G4s), which doesn't seem to exhibit
>the problem.

 Damn... does this mean that the 7450 machines are lemons (wouldn't
surprise me if the answer was a resounding 'yes')?

 BTW, Ben, I'm not sure if you are aware of this (and I hope you don't

 All of our production servers have been named after people that we admire
and/or we feel have made an important contribution in the computing world.
For example, our authentication machine ( is from Alan Turing. Some of these include:

 and recently, our 4 node briQ cluster:

 Currently, lovelace and babbage (which are web servers with a number of
v-hosts) have colophons if you go to their real names
( We want to do something similar with all
of our machines as well some time this summer.




Christopher Murtagh
Webmaster / Sysadmin
Web Communications Group
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec

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