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Re: How do I learn the Hurd stuff?

From: Almudena Garcia
Subject: Re: How do I learn the Hurd stuff?
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 18:15:28 +0200

It's not only a test. Obviously, It must start as a test, but I want to add this to Hurd if runs.

El jue., 30 ago. 2018 a las 18:02, Richard Braun (<rbraun@sceen.net>) escribió:
On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 05:53:42PM +0200, Almudena Garcia wrote:
> I've said It yet.
> > As this
> > form, we don't need to know how many cores has the processor and set the
> > core number in Mach in compilation time. Instead, the same processor will
> > detect the cores number and configure SMP automatically.
> I don't know the exact assembly instructions, but I read about the
> processor can be configured from assembly to run in multicore mode.
> Then, what we had to do is to write a routine that initializes the
> processor with this multicore support, during Mach boot.
> In this guide, in Chapter 8.4 feels to be a better explanation about how to
> do this (initialization example in 8.4.4):
> https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/64-ia-32-architectures-software-developer-vol-3a-part-1-manual.html

Oh, so it's merely runtime probing.

Richard Braun

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