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Old 03-11-2004, 05:38 AM   #1
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Question Linux (RH9?) on a dual processor MoBo


Hi all,

I was just wondering whether or not Linux (prefferably RH9, or Fedora) will work on a dual processor MoBo (AMD - Not 64)?

Any advice/help is appreciated

Thanks!
 
Old 03-11-2004, 05:43 AM   #2
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It should work OK. Make sure you are running an SMP kernel in order to make use of both processors.


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Old 03-11-2004, 06:03 AM   #3
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Thanks for the help - I'm a bit off a n00B u c :S

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Old 03-11-2004, 07:11 AM   #4
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We have all been complete newbies at one time or other and those who claim they never were are lying bastards. Welcome to LinuxQuestions!


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Old 03-11-2004, 07:16 AM   #5
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Thnks!!!



 
Old 03-11-2004, 07:59 AM   #6
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Yep, it'll just work, likely. Only better! Redhat is supposed to be quite friendly to install. It'll likely pick the right kernel for you.
 
Old 03-11-2004, 10:44 AM   #7
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w00t!

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Old 04-08-2004, 03:18 AM   #8
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hw-tph

I have a Dell Precision Workstation 650 - Dual Xeon Processors and 2GB RAM. I cannot get SUSE Linux 8.1 or 9 to load from the installation disk. The Grub installer screen runs on boot up and allows choices of options 'safe' etc etc but when the actual installation mode is selected and activated, the program just crashes.
I have e-mailed tech support at SUSE, but have yet to receive a reply, come to that I've never received any reply to any query submitted to SUSE.
By the way this does not happen on a single processor laptop Dell M50, the installation goes quite smoothly. I am relatively new to Linux but would very much like to get it running on my workstation.
Does anyone have experience of loading Linux on a dual processor machine, or know of a Linux package that is known to run on such a machine.

"Make sure you are running an SMP kernel in order to make use of both processors".

How would I do this with SuSe 8.1?


Thank you in advance

John de-Pulford
 
  


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