LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-18-2004, 11:03 PM   #1
canyon289
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2004
Posts: 125

Rep: Reputation: 15
Dual processors


I know this questions has probably been asked but
I have a server mother board with 2 processors
how do i get linux to use both
i have a fedora core 2 comp
tyan s2466 athlon mp1800+
 
Old 09-19-2004, 12:09 AM   #2
flamesrock
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Distribution: Gentoo 2006.1
Posts: 405

Rep: Reputation: 30
afaik you need to recompile the kernal with support.

http://google.com/linux
 
Old 09-19-2004, 01:13 AM   #3
Ciccio
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Location: Paraguay
Distribution: Mandrake 10
Posts: 573

Rep: Reputation: 30
agree. But it's not a task a newbie should undertake... I tried it once... it took me live ten days to get it to compile AND work ok... Luckyly it was a testing environment... you shouldn't do it if you are not prepared, least of all on a server.
 
Old 09-19-2004, 04:27 AM   #4
kostason
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2004
Location: Greece
Distribution: Fedora Core 2, DeLi Linux 0.6.1, Slackware 10.0
Posts: 105

Rep: Reputation: 15
hi,

FC2 has precompiled kernel with Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP) support.
You do not have to recompile a new one.
The kernel is: kernel version-smp. Install this kernel and boot it and you will enable both processors.
 
Old 09-24-2004, 12:17 AM   #5
canyon289
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2004
Posts: 125

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Thanks guys
Recompiling the kernel messed up my installation and for some reason the second time i installed Fedora core 2 it found both
Thanks though
I appreciate it
 
  


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
dual processors dot_txt Linux - Hardware 1 11-29-2005 07:47 PM
Dual Processors rcu316 Linux - Hardware 2 03-24-2005 11:08 PM
DUAL MP Processors tubinator Linux - Hardware 4 10-17-2003 03:10 PM
dual processors? ocularbob Linux - Hardware 15 05-13-2003 01:38 PM
dual processors dexter_modem Slackware 6 10-10-2002 01:02 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:29 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
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
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration