RE: About rebuild 2.4.x kernel to support SMP.

Date: Thu Apr 26 2001 - 11:03:08 EST

On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Yiping Chen wrote:

> So, I have two question now,
> 1. how to determine whether your kernel support SMP?
> Somebody taugh me that you can type "uname -r", but it seems not
> correct.

No, it's correct: the Red Hat RPM is build from the kernel.spec file which
adds the smp string to the version.

> 2. I remember in 2.2.x, when I rebuild the kernel which support SMP, the
> compile
> argument will include -D__SMP__ , but this time, when I rebuild kernel
> 2.4.2-2 , it didn't appear.
> Why?

Because you've made an assumption that holds no value. 2.4 kernels rely
on CONFIG_SMP instead of __SMP__.


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