On Thu, 16 Sep 2004 13:09:22 -0500, adp wrote > We have several Dell-based systems that are dual-processor capable, > but have only one processor. The FreeBSD 4.9 kernels for each > system is compiled with SMP support, even though there is only one > processor on each system right now. > > Would this actually reduce performance on a single processor system? > I know that SMP kernels have to worry about special locking, and may > be doing unnecessary work. >
I don't think so. There are probably quite a few machines out there that run the GENERIC kernel, which includes SMP support. Remember it's just support; it's not required for the machine to function. Correct me if I'm wrong though. Cheers, Jorn _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"