Need to compile kernel for 2 or more processors?

illoai at illoai at
Mon Dec 6 05:10:41 UTC 2010

On 5 December 2010 12:39, Jorge Biquez <jbiquez at> wrote:
> Hello all.


> I hope this question does not sound so stupid. I am sorry in advance.

Well, that's life.

>  I guess that actually we do not have to change the kernel so all processors
> can be seen? Am I right ?
shows that
# To make an SMP kernel, the next two lines are needed
options 	SMP			# Symmetric MultiProcessor Kernel
device		apic			# I/O APIC
is part of GENERIC on 7.3, ergo you needn't recompile to enjoy multiple
processing joy in all(most of) its glory.



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