MacBook users: possible fix for the SMP problem

Rui Paulo rpaulo at
Sun Nov 4 16:02:07 PST 2007

On Nov 4, 2007 11:14 PM, Rink Springer <rink at> wrote:
> Hi Rui,
> On Sun, Nov 04, 2007 at 08:59:28PM +0000, Rui Paulo wrote:
> > Note: this is still a hack. I'm still thinking about a way to
> > correctly identify on which systems we need to apply this fix.
> This indeed looks hackikly - I don't know whether it's possible to
> distinguish between a 'normal' PC or a MacBook - but if this is not
> possible, maybe a kernel option is in order?

It's possible to distinguish between a MacBook and a PeeCee via smbios
vendor strings.
But what I actually wanted was something more general.

Rui Paulo

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