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Re: [vox-tech] Dumb question re: Linux kernel and multiple CPUs?



On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 8:49 PM, Jim Lowman <jmlowman@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Sorry, gang, but I have to ask - will the current 64-bit Linux kernel
> and associated applications take advantage of dual CPUs?  Quad CPUs?

Yes, it absolutely will. (I have several such machines surrounding me
as I type this.) Be sure that the kernel is configured for SMP
(symmetric multiprocessing) support. Many distribution kernels are by
default, but check.
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