[lug] SMP and large memory kernel?
crichey at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 18:07:12 MDT 2006
On 8/24/06, Rob Nagler <nagler at bivio.biz> wrote:
> We would like to move to a single kernel for all of our i686 machines.
> I need large memory and SMP at times so I thought I could configure a
> kernel with both, and use it exclusively. Other than a bit of a slow
> down and a bit o' memory are there any other reasons why this is a bad
Other than overhead, I don't see a problem. OTOH, I seem to remember
that there are some older (Raid?) hardware drivers that don't like to
run in the current 2.6 SMP environment. There was some discussion
recently on the Ubuntu developers list.
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