Is SMP included in i386?

Ken Gunderson kgunders at
Fri Jan 27 09:55:06 PST 2006

On Fri, 27 Jan 2006 09:49:57 -0800
Joseph Vella <satyam at> wrote:

> I'm getting a new AMD 64 X2 for use as a desktop machine.  I want to have 
> flash and w32codecs, etc..., so I'm planning on using a 32 bit kernel.  Can I 
> start with the i386 iso cd set?  I assume I would have to compile it from 
> there?  Anyone have any tips or suggestions for what I want to do?

Set KERNCONF=SMP in your /etc/make.conf and buildworld/kernel (don't
really need to buidlworld but you might as well cvsup your src tree
while you're at it).  See FBSD Handbook or / usr/ src/ Makefile for more

Best regards,

Ken Gunderson

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