Bob Kinney wrote: > Hello-- > > I am running F9 on an older box that has a Pentium 4 non-hyperthreaded > processor--it works great. > > I want to plop in a hyperthreaded processor--let's assume here that the processor and mainboard are compatible and working fine together. > > When I fire this system back up, how will the kernel react? > > I have read that SMP is built into the kernel already, so will it simply > pick up on the "extra" processor and begin working in hyperthreaded/dual > processor mode or will this be an OS rebuild event (or something > in between)? > > Regards, > It should work just fine as long as the BIOS supports hyper-threading. At least it did for me. (You may have to turn on hyper-threading in the BIOS, or it may auto-enable.) Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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