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Old 10-24-2007, 12:29 PM   #1
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Upgraded to Athlon 64 X2. Which kernel should I install?


I just installed an AMD Athlon 64 X2 4200+ and I've read that to take advantage of a dual core CPU in i386 Ubuntu, you have to install a different kernel. I know that you install them using apt-get but I want to know which kernel would work best with my CPU.

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Any that are SMP enabled. And the better choice is one that is 64bit and SMP.

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Run "uname -a" and you should see "SMP" which means it supports X2. The -generic kernel supports SMP.


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