RE: amd64 sarge installation cds with 2.6.12
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Vincent Hanquez [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 8:22 AM
> To: Faheem Mitha
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: amd64 sarge installation cds with 2.6.12
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2005 at 03:05:19PM -0400, Faheem Mitha wrote:
> > So, no kernel hangs or lockups with dual-core processors, then?
> Except if you go into more than 8 dualcore cpus, that's not
> going to happen. dual core processor are exactly like a dual
> cpus machines.
Not quite, cf, amd specs
> So if the kernel works for dual cpu amd64 then it's working
> for dual core amd64.
This is not the same as support.
> > My vendor informed me that they has problems with Fedora Core (all
> > versions) so couldn't ship with Fedora preinstalled on the
> > opteron machine we ordered. So we had to go with SuSE instead. Any
> > idea what kind of problems they might have had?
> The machine was shipped with fedora core 2 pre-installed on
> it, and it's running debian unstable now.
> I suggest you ask your vendor what problems exactly they
> have, because I can't think of any software dual core problem
> which are not in a SMP machine.
> Vincent Hanquez
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