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SubjectRe: Programtically tell diff between HT and real
On Thu, 17 Jun 2004, Mikael Pettersson wrote:

> On Wed, 16 Jun 2004 17:58:26 -0400 (EDT), Richard B. Johnson wrote:
> >> > I would love to know how you turn in on! This is one of those
> >> > "latest-and-greatest" Intel D865PERL mother-boards and I've
> >> > even flashed the BIOS with the "latest-and-greatest".
> >>
> >> The usual way is to enable HT in BIOS, and use a SMP enabled kernel.
> >>
> >
> >It's a SMP kernel. There is no 'HT enable' in the BIOS setup.
> >In fact, there is very little that can be set and, it's even
> >very hard to convince it that I want to boot from a SCSI and
> >not from the first disk it finds. One has to remove the battery
> >to discharge the CMOS so it won't ignore the 'Del' key
> >on startup. It's a very bad BIOS or a very bad board, I
> >don't know which.
>
> Or you forgot to enable ACPI in the kernel.
> For some reason, the MP tables aren't capable of
> describing HT siblings, so the BIOSen do that
> via the ACPI tables instead.
>

I'll look, thanks.


Cheers,
Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.4.26 on an i686 machine (5570.56 BogoMips).
Note 96.31% of all statistics are fiction.


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