Subject: Re: 2.0_RC1/i386: SMP not working?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Florian Stoehr <email@example.com>
Date: 09/30/2004 20:48:09
On Thu, 30 Sep 2004, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> In article <20040930122229.GA84955@lori.mine.nu>,
> Geert Hendrickx <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >I have installed NetBSD-2.0_RC1 with GENERIC.MP kernel on a dual-cpu
> >i386 machine (dual P4). NetBSD runs fine, but the kernel seems to
> >detect only one cpu (dmesg appended below). However both FreeBSD and
> >Linux (knoppix) do detect and spin up both cpus.
> >What am I missing? Maybe some sysctls or loader configuration which I
> >must tweak? I can hardly find documentation about SMP on NetBSD...
> Is it a true dual P4 or a hyperthreaded one? If you have two physical
> processors, then this is a bug. If you have two logical ones, then you
> need to use an ACPI kernel inorder for them to be found.
I compiled 2.0_RC1 two days ago and it works perfectly in a dual Athlon
1800+ machine (two real CPUs).