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Old 11-21-2006, 03:21 AM   #1
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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.
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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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