[K12OSN] non SMP kernel

Les Mikesell les at futuresource.com
Sun May 7 02:52:28 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-05-06 at 12:46, Jack Palmadesso wrote:
> I've upgraded to the latest LTSP FC5 (Beta 5) and I've noticed the the
> SMP kernel gets loaded.  When I load the kernel-dev headers via:
> yum install kernel-devel
> they don't match.  My problem is that I'm trying to load up VMware
> server but in order to do so I need to have it compile a kernel
> module.  When it tries to build the module I get the error that the
> kernel sources don't match the currently running kernel.
> Here is the error:
> The directory of kernel headers (version 2.6.16-1.2111_FC5) does not match your
> running kernel (version 2.6.16-1.2111_FC5smp).  Even if the module were to
> compile successfully, it would not load into the running kernel.
> How do I load the non-SMP kernel.  Is it avaialble for K12LTSP ?  My
> system is just a single Intel 3.0 ghz.

Hyperthreading will make that look like 2 processors.  I had the
same problem and think what fixed it was:
yum remove kernel-devel kernel-smp-devel
followed by
yum install kernel-devel kernel-smp-devel
but I'm not sure why that made a difference.

  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell at gmail.com

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