Re: Redhat and Dual CPUs
From: John Thompson (john_at_starfleet.os2.dhs.org)
Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2003 22:13:23 GMT
On 2003-12-04, Johannes Theile <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> i recently installed RH 9 on my machine, which has 2 Intel Pentium MMX
> CPUs. Now I ran top and saw that there is only one CPU running.
> What can I do now to get the second one running, too? Do i have to
> recompile the kernel? How to do this? Is there a good manual/tutorial to
> this understandable for a linux newbee?
You need to install the SMP kernel. It should be on the first CD in
>From a root shell, run
rpm -Uvh /mnt/cdrom/RedHat/RPMS/kernel-smp-2.4.20-24.9.i686.rpm
and then reboot, selecting the SMP kernel from the boot loader.
-- -John (JohnThompson@new.rr.com)