Re: cvs commit: www/en/releases/6.1R todo.sgml

From: Alexander Leidinger <>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2006 13:05:06 +0100
On Thu, 26 Jan 2006 08:14:06 -0700
Scott Long <> wrote:

> The next step would be add an mptable parser to sysinstall (not as hard
> as it sounds, probably about 100 lines of code at most) and have
> sysinstall either automatically rename /boot/kernel.SMP to /boot/kernel
> as needed, or give the user the choice on renaming.  The only problem
> here is that most MPTables don't recognize hyperthreading.  So either we
> live with that, or we take extra steps to parse ACPI tables.  Since we
> do have ACPI on by default, this also isn't as hard as it sounds.

Since we don't enable the use of HT per default for security reasons
(or did this change without me noticing this?), we don't need to detect
HT in this case.


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