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Old 03-14-2003, 04:08 PM   #1
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processor working using SMP or simple kernel???

if i boot the simple kernel rather than booting the SMP kernel for dual processor machine......will other process will help in performaing the tasks???
remember that SMP is for dual processor but if not booted then wt the second procces will do .just stay idle??
folowing is the info while using the simple kernel
[root@localhost proc]# cat cpuinfo
processor : 0
vendor_id : GenuineIntel
cpu family : 6
model : 3
model name : Pentium II (Klamath)
stepping : 4
cpu MHz : 300.691
cache size : 512 KB
fdiv_bug : no
hlt_bug : no
f00f_bug : no
coma_bug : no
fpu : yes
fpu_exception : yes
cpuid level : 2
wp : yes
flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov mmx
bogomips : 599.65
Old 03-14-2003, 05:32 PM   #2
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yes, the 2nd processer is just idle.


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