Re: How to get the 2nd CPU to work?
On Wed, 6 Oct 2004 23:34:58 +0530, Rishi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I just installed debian (sarge) on a Dual P-II system. The kernel that was
> installed was: kernel-image-2.6.5-1-386
> Then I installed kernel-image-2.6.8-1-686-smp using apt-get and added it using
> After re-booting... the top program shows only one CPU.
> But the output of dmesg and /proc/cpuinfo appears to have recognized the 2nd
> CPU. Any ideas if
> (a) the 2nd CPU is being used OR
> (b) it's not being used
> If it's not being used, any tips on what I should do to get Linux to use the
> second CPU? I've read the SMP HOWTO but did not find anything much. It said
> something about "MPS version 1.4 and 1.1" .. I tried to change that in the
> system bios.. but no joy...
> Any ideas what I can do to get this to work?
It is probable that TOP is sowing you a combined view for the CPUs.
Hit the 1 key to split the view.