[Vm-dev] RoarVM: The Manycore SqueakVM

Stefan Marr squeak at stefan-marr.de
Fri Nov 5 08:29:48 UTC 2010

Hi David:

On 05 Nov 2010, at 05:07, ungar at mac.com wrote:
>>> So it looks like you have to use a power-of-two cores?
>> Yes, that is right. At the moment, the system isn't able to handle other numbers of cores.
> Hold on... don't we run on 56 cores on Tilera?
Yes, however, on OSX and standard Linux there are problems with certain configurations.
If I remember correctly mmap or something fails with certain kinds of requests.
Something related to the number of cores.

Have it on my todo list.

Best regards

Stefan Marr
Software Languages Lab
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
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