Firing on all CPUs
I've got a dual-CPU system that I'm starting to think only runs off one
processor. The kernel has SMP support built in and /proc/cpuinfo shows
two processors, but top only shows a single set of CPU utilization (although
it could just be that the stock debian top isn't SMP aware, I suppose) and
the system slows down terribly when the load average approaches 1.0 rather
than at 2.0 (although I think this box probably sees high load because it's
disk-bound rather than CPU-bound).
Is there anything else I need to do to activate SMP? And how do I get top
to display stats for each CPU instead of either ignoring the second or
presenting aggregate stats?
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