Re: RFC: 2.4.26 p4-smp
On Thu, 19 Aug 2004 12:56:08 +0900, Horms wrote:
> I am wondering what the reaction to uploading a p4-smp kernel
> for kernel-image-2.4.26-i386 would be. This would allow hyperthreading
> to be enabled on p4 processors that support it. I can also supply
> a suitable patch to debian-installer if there is interest, though that
> is a) probably too late and b) orthogonal.
> The only change to 686-smp that I enviage would be to change
> the Processor Family to p4. I would probably provide an p4 (non-smp)
> image as well for completeness.
> This could all be done for 2.4.26-6.
Hm, I had been under the impression that 686-smp already enabled
hyperthreading. Looking at the difference between 2.4 and 2.6, though, it
would appear that CONFIG_X86_HT isn't set. Is there a way to set this for
686-smp, or is 2.4 support for that not there yet?