first time with a 64bit CPU ... kernel config ...
Marc G. Fournier
scrappy at hub.org
Mon Jan 16 15:23:35 PST 2006
On Mon, 16 Jan 2006, Vivek Khera wrote:
> On Jan 16, 2006, at 2:25 PM, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> perfect, thanks ... final question for now ... when I get and put in the
>> second CPU, is there anything I need to add/change in the kernel config
>> file for it, or will it just be auto-detected?
> options SMP
> done. i'm fairly confident you can boot such a kernel on a single CPU too.
> also, make sure you don't have hyperthreading on these processors on. it
> seems to just degrade performance. if you build a SMP kernel, it will try to
> use hyperthreading unless you tell it not to and/or it is disabled in bios.
'k, will have to check the BIOS on this one, but how does one disable it
within FreeBSD 6.x? Same as 4.x?
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