Swap Master Processor during OpenFirmware Execution in an Symmetrical Multi-Processor RS/6000 Machine
Original Publication Date: 1996-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-31
Disclosed is a procedure for changing the Open-Firmware master processor in a Symmetrical Multi-Processor (SMP) machine. This method can be performed whenever it is desired. And the entire procedure is transparent and not disrupting the current operation of the Open Firmware of the system.