ewan at mathcode.net
Mon May 9 10:21:01 PDT 2005
> 5.3 ships with SMP turned on, which makes lock operations rather
> expensive on single-processor machines. 4.x does not have SMP
> turned on by default. Would you be able to re-run your test with
> SMP turned off?
I'm pretty sure there's no SMP in this kernel.
#fgrep SMP MYKERNEL
GENERIC has no SMP in it, but there's a second "GENERIC" kernel conf
called "SMP", which simply says:
However, sysctl seems to show smp not active, but not disabled. Is
that anything to worry about?
#sysctl -a | grep smp
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