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irfanhab 09-19-2004 09:06 AM

kernel and SMP

I compiled kernel from sources with SMP support but everytime I start up my computer with Hyperthreading enabled I see a blank screen.

But when I disable HT from bios then kernel starts up.

someone told me it's probably something to do with the schedular
when I start up without HT it says
"Using Anticipatory Schedular"
and with HT nothing happens, I check in the xconfig, there is nothing about any schedular there so I think you cant change?

masand 09-19-2004 09:34 AM

hi there

u must have got a smp-kernel with ur distro....

if yes try installing that.....


irfanhab 09-20-2004 03:17 AM

I use Slackware 10.0 does it come with an smp-kernel?

masand 09-20-2004 06:34 AM

hi there

i haven't worked with slackware so i cannot tell moe on it u needed to look for it in ur distro CD u may be having like
"kernel-smp" package


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