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RE: kernel-smp question



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Taylor, ForrestX [mailto:forrestx taylor intel com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 7:20 PM
> To: Ido Yellin
> Cc: anaconda-devel-list redhat com
> Subject: Re: kernel-smp question
> 
> 
> On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 09:09, Ido Yellin wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'm creating a custom RH9 kickstart install CD, and I have 
> a question 
> > regarding the kernel-smp RPM.
> > 
> > First, just to make sure I understand correctly - on multi-cpu 
> > machines I'm supposed to install the kernel-smp instead of 
> the kernel 
> > RPM, right?
> 
> Actually, you usually install both the SMP and the UP 
> kernels--just in case.

So I'm installing both, and the correct one is used? How?
 
> > Ideally, I'd like to make one CD that will match both one-cpu and 
> > multi-cpu machines, i.e. when booting the machine with the 
> CD, if the 
> > machine has one cpu, the kernel will be installed, and if it's 
> > multi-cpu, the kernel-smp will be installed. Is this 
> possible? If so, 
> > how do I do that?
> 
> It should just work out of the box.  Anaconda is smart enough 
> to recognize when it is running on a SMP machine, and install 
> the correct kernel, just like it recognizes that it is on a 
> PII+ and installs the i686 kernel instead of the i386 one.

So should I write something regarding the kernel-smp in the ks.cfg or
In the comps.xml?

> 
> Forrest
> -- 
> 
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