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Re: Probles with Core Duo processor


On Sunday 01 October 2006 10:13, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 10/01/06 03:01, Christian Schuerer wrote:
> > I've Debian testing/sid installed on a Sony notebook (VGN-SZ1M/B), which
> > has a Intel T2300 dual core processor in it. I tried the latest 2.6.17
> > and 2.6.18 kernel.
> >
> > Unfortunately, only one processor core is recognised. I had Kubuntu
> > 6.06/Dapper installed before (2.6.15-kernel), which saw both processor
> > cores.
> >
> > Do I need to load any special modules? Shouldn't the kernel be
> > SMP-capable? How can I get the 2nd core to work?
> Have you grepped the config file to see if SMP is enabled?

Since 2.6.17, SMP is enabled by default:

grep -i smp /boot/config-2.6.18-1-686
# CONFIG_X86_BIGSMP is not set

Even the 2.6.16-SMP kernel doesn't see both cores.

Any ideas?


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