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According to the story the OS would be oblivious about the ectra processor cores. So it would be a question of replacing the single ARM processor with a SMP and it would work. How the SMP would work I don't know. It is easy for the SMP to follow the different threads but it would have to continue the threads in secret as the OS will think only one thread is running, it would also have to ignore the OS when it wants to continue a thread that has already run much further and when a thread calls the OS the thread has to stop untill the right time arives.

 is a RISC OS UserJaco on 22/10/03 7:15PM
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