On Wed, 2003-01-08 at 13:08, Khairil Yusof wrote:
> On Tue, 2003-01-07 at 14:18, shubha mr wrote:
> 
> > For a multiprocessor machine,to install FreeBSD,is
> > something extra needs to be done from what will be
> > done to install the OS for a uni processor machine?I
> > mean is there anything different to be installed for a
> > symmetric multi processor machine?
> 
> Posted a reply to this a while back (check the archives).
> 
> After installation you just need to recompile the kernel (see the
> freebsd handbook).
> 
> You just need to uncomment/enable these options in the GENERIC kernel
> configuration like so:
> 
> #cpu          I486_CPU
> cpu           I586_CPU
> cpu           I686_CPU

Is *this* actually correct?

Looks as if you've enabled two different CPU classes here in the kernel.

Regards,

Stacey

> 
> options       SMP             # Symmetric MultiProcessor Kernel
> options       APIC_IO         # Symmetric (APIC) I/O
> 
> recompile and reboot:
> 
> #cat /var/run/dmesg.boot | grep SMP
> 
> should give you this message:
> 
> SMP: AP CPU #1 Launched!
> 
> If you're curious, you can run top. It will have a CPU column.
-- 
Stacey Roberts
B.Sc (HONS) Computer Science

Web: www.vickiandstacey.com



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