[RC5] FreeBSD Client Not Dectecting Cores

Bryan silverhalide at gmail.com
Sat Aug 18 21:43:10 EDT 2007

On 8/18/07, bert <bertodell at suddenlink.net> wrote:

> waldo kitty wrote:
> > Bryan wrote:
> >
> >> Just bought a Dell PowerEdge 2950 w/ 2 quad core 2.66 chips and don't
> >> need the unit for a few weeks and thought I would do a burn-in using
> dnetc.
> >>
> >> Installed FreeBSD 6.x/AMD64/ELF v2.9012.497 client which detected 8
> >> cores but according to the client it is only using 1. Is there a beta
> >> build running around which might solve this problem?
> >>
> >
> > the first question is if you are running a SMP capable kernel... on
> linux boxes,
> > it is a separate kernel from the stock/default mono-cpu one...
> >
> >
> Uhhhh,wouldn't the kernal have to be recompiled for smp support? I don't
> think it enabled on installation? Been a little while since I've used
> freebsd,but I had to recompile mine to enable(add the option) smp.

 Kernel is compiled w/ SMP. Is there some other setting in the client that I
would need to enable in order to take advantage of SMP support?

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