[rescue] Pentium II OverDrive in quad config?

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Tue Oct 12 22:10:31 CDT 2004

> From: "James Birdsall" <jwbirdsa at hotmail.com>
> Date: 2004/10/12 Tue PM 11:29:04 GMT
> To: "The Rescue List" <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Pentium II OverDrive in quad config?
> From: "Lionel Peterson" <lionel4287 at verizon.net>
> > I defer to others for a more conclusive answer, but IIRC,
> >the PPro was only supposed to work in dual CPU configurations
> No, the PPro supported up to quad. Higher counts were achieved in clusters 
> of three with the fourth in each group being a dummy that was actually the 
> intertie. I still remember the screaming when Intel announced that the PII 
> would only support dual.

Thanks - I got the chip wrong (I changed my email before sending it out, I should have gone with my initial thought! ;^)

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