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Re: SMP on a SPARC20

Yes, the SMP kernel packages are there for a reason...  Or you can
compile your own, but you can play with that later.

On Thu, 10 May 2001, Mark Mohrmann wrote:
> I find myself getting bogged down in the documentation on
> compiling a kernel to take advantage of the 2nd CPU I have
> in my Sparc20. Never having attempted anything of the sort
> before I am suitably humbled and anxious about such an
> attempt.
> I notice however in scanning through the dselect packages
> that there is an Opt-base kernel-image package, described
> as a "binary image for SMP sun4m and sun4d". Is it possible
> that simply installing this package will give me a SMP
> kernel? Sounds too simple after wading through mounds of
> compilation documentation. Can anyone shed some light.

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