from the please-let-us-smp dept.
McKing writes "Cpu Review has a petition online to let Intel know that technical users do not want the SMP ability of the Celeron CPU's to be disabled. Several sites have stated that Intel will disable the AN15 pin on Socket 370 motherboards to discourage Socket 370 SMP systems. "
Think of it! With VLSI we can pack 100 ENIACs in 1 sq. cm.!