"adp" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > 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.
Sure. If you don't have a multiprocessor system, you may see a very small performance improvement by removing the SMP support. You'd need to make careful measurements to notice the difference, though. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"