Re: [Linux-ia64] uni-processor kernel on SMP machine

From: Jun Nakajima <>
Date: 2000-10-18 07:34:04
Both UP and SMP kernels (2.4.0-test9) work fine on at least two 4-way
Lions (A2-stepping CPUs each with latest and a bit old firmware) at our
site. Can you be more specific about the problem you are seeing?

Pat O'Rourke wrote:
> I attempted to boot a 2.4.0-test9 kernel compiled without SMP support
> on an MP Lion, but it would not boot.  I did the same experiemnt with
> older kernels and it appears this broke between test7 and test8.  Has
> anyone else noticed this?  Is there a work around / solution?
> I noticed the problem on both a 2-way lion w/ B1 cpus and a 4-way lion
> with A2 cpus.
> Thanks,
> Pat

Jun U Nakajima
Core OS Development
SCO/Murray Hill, NJ
Email:, Phone: 908-790-2352 Fax: 908-790-2426
Received on Tue Oct 17 13:30:45 2000

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