SMP performance on drgonfly

Gergo Szakal bastyaelvtars at
Fri May 18 18:01:51 PDT 2007

On Fri, 18 May 2007 19:58:24 -0400
Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:

> >     You may be able to get DragonFly to run on the machines you
> >     were having problems with by compiling it with SMP but 
> >     without APIC_IO.  With that combination DragonFly will use
> >     the PIC in SMP mode, which usually works.
> The issue is that I cannot even install with a UP kernel, so I can't
> recompile to test this.  I posted with more details about this problem
> a few months ago.

You can install 1.8, fetch the Preview sources via cvsup and upgrade.

Gergo Szakal <bastyaelvtars at>
University Of Szeged, HU
Faculty Of General Medicine

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