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Date:      Fri, 23 Feb 2007 12:53:01 +0100
From:      Erik Trulsson <ertr1013@student.uu.se>
To:        Pietro Cerutti <pietro.cerutti@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: SMP terminology
Message-ID:  <20070223115301.GA82645@owl.midgard.homeip.net>
In-Reply-To: <e572718c0702230301i5990f62aodb277d930c6a8880@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <e572718c0702230301i5990f62aodb277d930c6a8880@mail.gmail.com>

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On Fri, Feb 23, 2007 at 12:01:42PM +0100, Pietro Cerutti wrote:
> Hi list,
> just a quick question, for the sake of knowledge:
> 
> >dmesg | grep "^ cpu"
> cpu0 (BSP): APIC ID:  0
> cpu1 (AP): APIC ID:  1
> 
> Does anyone know what BSP and AP mean? I search google and wikipedia
> but I can't find anything useful, let alone "The Bulk Synchronous
> Parallel computer is a model for designing parallel algorithms." this
> one, which I don't think is related.
> 

A quick search with Google reveals that

BSP = BootStrap Processor
AP  = Application Processor



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Erik Trulsson
ertr1013@student.uu.se



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