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Re: FC2 and SMP-Kernel does it work ?



From: "Jonathan Rawle" <jr36 leicester ac uk>
> Benjamin J. Weiss wrote:
>
> > I don't know about with two physical processors.  I know that I'm having
> > issues with hyperthreading on my P4.
> >
>
> What sort of issues are you having? It seems to work fine for me.
>
> One big improvement over FC1 is that it now recognises that P4 with HT
needs
> and SMP kernel - before it would make the UP kernel the default in GRUB so
> that I had to edit grub.conf by hand every time there was a kernel update!
>

Well, I'm not at home right now, but I do remember that while I had two cpus
showing up in /proc/cpuinfo, top would only show one.  When I was running
FC1, top showed two.

On the plus side, in FC1 the SMP kernel stopped working when I plugged in my
SATA drive, but in FC2 I can access it.

Ben



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