Running SMP kernel but only one cpu

Duane duane at
Sat May 2 03:43:46 UTC 2009

On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 11:18 PM, Adam Vande More <amvandemore at> wrote:

> top should display a C column with a number that represents which cpu the
> process is running on.  IIRC, ACPI must be enabled for SMP to work, and ACPI
> didn't work on my MB until 7.0.

Using the ACPI boot option doesn't seem to change the cpu situation. I
still get only cpu0 grepping dmesg.

> also "sysctl -a |grep kern.smp.cpus" should return your cpu #

This gives me '1'.



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