LinuxQuestions.org
Visit the LQ Articles and Editorials section
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Ubuntu
User Name
Password
Ubuntu This forum is for the discussion of Ubuntu Linux.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 10-24-2007, 12:29 PM   #1
MegaSvensk
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2007
Posts: 43

Rep: Reputation: 15
Upgraded to Athlon 64 X2. Which kernel should I install?


Hi,

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.

Thanks.
 
Old 10-24-2007, 05:32 PM   #2
Brian1
Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2003
Location: Seymour, Indiana
Distribution: Distribution: RHEL 5 with Pieces of this and that. Kernel 2.6.23.1, KDE 3.5.8 and KDE 4.0 beta, Plu
Posts: 5,700

Rep: Reputation: 61
Any that are SMP enabled. And the better choice is one that is 64bit and SMP.

Brian
 
Old 10-24-2007, 06:05 PM   #3
fragos
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2004
Location: Fresno CA USA
Distribution: Ubuntu 10.10
Posts: 1,466

Rep: Reputation: 51
Run "uname -a" and you should see "SMP" which means it supports X2. The -generic kernel supports SMP.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
upgraded kernel, won't let me compile kernel once Suspend2 patches are applied microsoft/linux Linux - Laptop and Netbook 3 10-02-2005 02:37 PM
How to install upgraded/fixed kernel? FlyingMoose Debian 5 01-07-2004 01:16 PM
Upgraded kernel to 2.4.10 Iulian_B Linux - General 4 10-26-2001 07:16 PM
Kernel upgraded to 2.4.2 jeremy LQ Suggestions & Feedback 0 02-23-2001 08:46 AM
Kernel for Athlon Magnus Linux - General 1 01-02-2001 11:38 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:00 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration