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SubjectRe: 2.6.27rc1 cannot boot more than 8CPUs
On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 2:42 PM, Jeff Chua <jeff.chua.linux@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 2:01 PM, Linus Torvalds
> <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>> One trivial thing to try would be to just bisect it. I assume 2.6.26 is
> Bisecting now.

Thanks to all the great helpful suggestions from everyone, and this
turns out that I just need to enable the following switches, so I
didn't bisect further, and since it's first machine that I've tried
with more than 8 CPUs so I wasn't sure whether 2.6.16 has the same
problem, but if you wish, I could give 2.6.16 a try.

> CONFIG_X86_GENERICARCH=y
> CONFIG_X86_BIGSMP=y

Thank you all for the great linux kernel!

Jeff.


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