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Re: booting SMP-Kernel on Pentium 4...



On Thu, 2006-02-23 at 10:48 -0600, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Masopust, Christian wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > i installed FC4 a long time ago and it run fine with SMP-kernel
> > ("original" kernel from install-cd).
> > 
> > after the first kernel update i never was able to boot SMP!
> > (also with recent kernels).
> > i tried to recreate initrd manually but with no success...
> > 
> > any idea what i can do ??
> > 
> > thanks,
> > chris
> > 
> If I remember correctly, there were some problems found with the
> hyperthreading, so it is now disabled. With it disabled, the P4 no
> longer looks like 2 processors. Take a look at:
> 
> http://kerneltrap.org/node/5103
> 
> Mikkel

This issue was resolved long ago.
HT is enabled on all i386 SMP kernels. (At least the ones I tested...
both FC3 and FC4)

I'm currently typing this on HT enabled  2.6.15-1.1831_FC4smp kernel.

Gilboa


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