Detecting SMP

From: Burton Windle (
Date: Tue Feb 20 2001 - 19:15:06 EST

Hello. Is there a way, when running a non-SMP kernel, to detect or
otherwise tell (software only; the machine is 2400 miles away) if the
system has SMP capibilties? Would /proc/cpuinfo show two CPUs if the
kernel is non-SMP? Thanks!

(btw, the kernel in question is a stock RH6.2 kernel 2.2.14-5, and yes, I
know I should update it anyways and that a SMP kernel will run on a UP

Burton Windle
Linux: the "grim reaper of innocent orphaned children."
          from /usr/src/linux-2.4.0/init/main.c:655

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