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SubjectRe: Linux 2.0 and SMP (intel)
On Sun, 30 Jun 1996, Chris Green wrote:

> >
> > ON monday I'm expecting shipment of a Micron Power Server (2 P133,
> > 64MB RAM, PCI/EISA). Does anyone have experience running linux 2.0 on
> > a machine like this?
>
> Yep, I'm running it on a dual 133MHz Pentium system, 2x2G SCSI HD's and
> 64MB RAM - has worked fine since the late 3.80 kernels with SMP on.
> Rebuilt kernel the other day to turn on SMP profiling, worked first time
> :)
>
> > Do I need to do anything special for SMP. I
> > plan on using it for a Apache machine running Apache, NFS and a bit of
> > X. Anything I need to watch out for?
>
> Exactly what I do with mine, so can't see you're likely to have any
> problems at all!
>
> Regards
> Chris Green
> Snr Software Specialist Research & Development
> Brisbane City Council

How much performance jump do you see in the new SMPized kernel compared to
one processor?


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