[rescue] RE: double your pleasure, double your fun - double your *security vulnerabilities* with SMP...

Ken Hansen rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Jun 21 08:06:43 CDT 2001

Twice as vulnerable with two CPUs? ;^)

Don't even think about one of those big-honkin E10K machines...


-----Original Message-----

Message: 6
From: Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2001 07:16:20 -0400 (EDT)
To: rescue at sunhelp.org
Subject: Re: [rescue] Re MAKES. ME. SICK.-> scalability
Reply-To: rescue at sunhelp.org

On June 19, Zach Malone wrote:
> As I understand it,
>     OpenBSD will not have SMP any time soon.  Supposedly it opens up far too
> many security holes to have a second processor enabled.  This may eventually
> be fixed, and as I am not on the dev team, I have no clue how long it might
> take,

  Uh-huh.  Now THAT is something that I'd like to see a good technical
description of.

       -Dave McGuire

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