question about linux
afrazier at neo.rr.com
Tue Oct 23 19:10:38 PDT 2001
In article <20011023114100.6753.qmail at web14601.mail.yahoo.com>,
sach7ue at yahoo.com says...
> linux distributions like redhat, mandrake etc. on it
> or do i need a specialised kernel for a dual
I believe (if memory serves), that most distributions have kernels compiled
with SMP support. You just have to watch for that option when installing any
> processor. Can i do this using LFS?
Yes, you can -- you just need to make sure that the kernel is configured for
If you decide to go the LFS route, you should try to start with a distribution
that has SMP in place. That way you can take advantage of your other
processor(s) when compiling LFS. You just have to use "make -j <n>" (<n>
being the number of processors) in place of "make".
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