SMP: question

jle jle at
Thu Jun 19 15:38:24 PDT 2003

> Hello,
> I am trying to configure an dual processor server for the first time.
> It is a 6 year old HP with PIII Xeon 500's.
> The question I have is that when I boot into single user mode (as I have
> had problems in multi-user) it shows only one proc starting up.  This:
> SMP: AP CPU #1 Launched!
> Should this show the second one?

CPU #1 *is* the second one. The first one is CPU #0. It launched when you
booted, before you got to the second one.

> The problem in multi-user mode is that after boot, 5 minutes later when
> I am doing anything it reboots after 5 mins.
> Any ideas?  Or where I can visit something online.  I haven't been able
> to find any really reliable SMP docs online.  And I could be blind but I
> can't find anything in the handbook.

Check dmesg and /var/log/messages for info.


More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list