HEADS UP: GENERIC and X86_64_GENERIC now have 'options SMP'

Sepherosa Ziehau sepherosa at gmail.com
Tue May 24 19:19:20 PDT 2011

On Wed, May 25, 2011 at 8:17 AM, Venkatesh Srinivas <me at acm.jhu.edu> wrote:
> Have there been any measurements as to performance penalties with
> 'options SMP' on uniprocessor systems?

It's just to ease our iso image generation.

My plan is to enable LAPIC and I/O APIC in UP kernel; UP boxes boot w/
SMP kernel (to be more specific, boot w/ LAPIC and I/O APIC) is just
first stage of my plan.

Best Regards,

Tomorrow Will Never Die

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