[Cerowrt-devel] quad core arm

Joel Wirāmu Pauling joel at aenertia.net
Sun Dec 3 19:34:59 EST 2017

On 4 December 2017 at 13:11, Michael Richardson <mcr at sandelman.ca> wrote:
> Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
>     > On the really high end the 48 core arm boxes from cavium look interesting.
> I'm told that there is some special sauce to get them to go at the speeds the
> specs say.  Basically you run Linux on one core, and a special (binary blob)
> micro kernel on the other 47, and manage them via FORCES.

Can confrim; we included a Cavium GPC in our Original VSG7850 as a
Linux Environment along side the Trident2+ chipset.

It was a nightmare just getting the NDK signed to get access to the
Cavium build chain, and then it was using an ancient 2.6 kernel with
Secret sauce patches.

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