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Micro420 11-21-2006 02:21 AM

Quad core processor
Will the 2.6 Linux kernel recognize the Quad core processor as having 4 CPU's? If I just install the basic SMP kernel, will that do it??? Someone told me that Linux can recognize up to 255 processors.

cereal83 11-21-2006 08:48 PM

The kernel is what detects the CPU's and yes if you put in a Quad core and SMP is enabled for atleast 4 CPU's then it will detect 4 CPU's, if you have 2 QUADS and SMP is enabled for more then 8 CPU's, then you will see 8 CPU's

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