Re: Detecting SMP

From: Tigran Aivazian (
Date: Wed Feb 21 2001 - 12:48:21 EST

yes, just run the famous mptable program. If the machine is SMP then it
will have a valid Intel MP 1.4 configuration tables so the program will
show meaningful output.


On Tue, 20 Feb 2001, Burton Windle wrote:

> 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
> system)

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