Enterprise Kernel Question

Anthony Porcano aporcano at kaplan.com
Tue Oct 14 17:15:01 CDT 2003


> you could also boot your smp kernel with an option
> of 'nosmp' which should do the same thing.

Great idea, thanks for the feedback. This *should* allow me to run the
enterprise kernel (to get PAE) and still be in compliance with our
licensing. 

Thanks so much!

  -Anthony


> From: "jason andrade" <jason at rtfmconsult.com>
> Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2003 07:00:10 +1000 (EST)
> To: "Anthony Porcano" <aporcano at kaplan.com>
> Cc: "Poweredge" <linux-poweredge at dell.com>
> Subject: Re: Enterprise Kernel Question
> 
> On Tue, 14 Oct 2003, Anthony Porcano wrote:
> 
>> Does anyone know if it is problematic to run a non-smp enterprise kernel on
>> a dual processor server? Goal here is to disable one cpu in the box for
>> licensing reasons. Any help on this is greatly appreciated.
> 
> it should work fine and see only one cpu.  i've done this for testing reasons
> and never seen a problem.  you could also boot your smp kernel with an option
> of 'nosmp' which should do the same thing.
> 
> regards,
> 
> -jason




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