Subject: Re: 2.0_RC1/i386: SMP not working?
To: Geert Hendrickx <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/30/2004 20:02:23
On Oct 1,  1:18am, (Geert Hendrickx) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: 2.0_RC1/i386: SMP not working?

| > Maybe an ACPI kernel is needed for this motherboard too.
| I built a custom kernel with ACPI enabled and it works now.  cpu1 shows
| up both in dmesg and top.  Thanks!  
| But then why is ACPI not included in GENERIC.MP??  

Because it is not thoroughly tested. We have tested many mpbios configurations
but not many acpi ones. Once we feel confident that it works properly on
enough setups, it will become the default. Of course this is up to the
portmaster of the i386 port.