Re: [Semi-OT] Dual Athlon support in kernel

From: Miles Lane (
Date: Tue Apr 24 2001 - 01:30:02 EST

Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 08:03:18AM +0200, Antwerpen, Oliver wrote:
> > I am also highly interested in information about dual Athlon (which
> > kernel/compiler/tools to use?), as we will get a dual Athlon sample before
> kernel >= 2.4.3 (better >= 2.4.4pre2 for other rasons) compiled for K7 and
> CONFIG_SMP=y, compiler as usual for the kernel gcc 2.95.[43] or egcs 1.1.2.

With the recent development kernels, an Athlon SMP kernel boots and runs
on a uniprocessor Athlon machine. This was busted until a few weeks
I don't have a SMP Athlon box to test with, so I can't help you there.

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