Installing 2nd CPU on SMP board
cswiger at mac.com
Wed Oct 19 15:20:51 PDT 2005
On Oct 19, 2005, at 4:44 PM, Doug Poland wrote:
> I've inherited an SMP machine for which I've no documentation and
> have convenient access to the hardware itself. The computer has a
> single Xeon 2.8GHz CPU and I'd like to purchase another CPU. Question
> is, can I simply match another Xeon of the same speed and expect it to
You want to get the same speed, FSB, and family number of Xeon, and
it is preferable to get the same stepping number if possible.
> If I need more info, will dmesg(8) tell me what I need to know?
If you understand how to translate the dmesg display into processor
See pages 16-17 of:
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