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Re: Fedora Core 4 For Dual Cores?

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On Tuesday 13 December 2005 04:16pm, Robert L Cochran wrote:
> I'm planning on ordering an AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400 with an Asrock
> 939Dual-SATA2 board pretty soon. Will Fedora Core 4 x86_64 be able to
> recognize and take advantage of both cpu cores?

Yes...by running an SMP (Symmetrical MultiProcessing kernel.

> Is there some sort of 
> test I can run to see if Fedora detects the 2 cores?

Install it.

During installation, anaconda (the install program) will detect that there are 
multiple processors available and automatically select and install the 
correct SMP kernel, also making that kernel the default at boot time (unless 
you tweak the bootloader configuration, of course).
-- 
Lamont R. Peterson <lamont@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Senior Instructor
Guru Labs, L.C. [ http://www.GuruLabs.com/ ]

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