[oi-dev] How many CPUs does OI support?

Andreas Wacknitz A.Wacknitz at gmx.de
Fri Jan 8 16:39:49 UTC 2021

Am 08.01.21 um 17:15 schrieb Chris:
> On 2021-01-08 01:17, Joshua M. Clulow via oi-dev wrote:
>> On Thu, 7 Jan 2021 at 23:53, Chris <oidev at bsdos.info> wrote:
>>> I'm looking to help building packages. Both current, as
>>> well as newer versions. I have a large server farm. But
>>> primarily BSD based. As such I'm looking into a new build
>>> box, based on an Opteron or Xeon. So before I take the
>>> plunge. I was hoping to add as many CPU/cores as possible.
>>> Which begs the question: haw many CPUs does OI support?
>> I don't think you'll be able to buy a machine with more CPUs than we
>> support in illumos.  I've personally used older HP machines with 4 CPU
>> sockets and thus a lot of cores, and modern AMD systems which have a
>> still surprising number of cores in one or two packages.
>> In the unlikely event that you hit a problem based on core count, I am
>> sure it will just be a bug that can be fixed.
> OK so 4 sockets @16 cores/ea, or 2 sockets @64 cores/ea won't be a
> problem then.
> Thanks for the reply! :-)
> Time to go shopping.
> --Chris
>> Cheers.
Tell us when your server exceeds 384 Cores / 3072 Threads. AFAIK that's
what actual Fujitsu/Oracle M12 provide at max. :D

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