Enterprise Kernel Question

Anthony Porcano aporcano at kaplan.com
Tue Oct 14 17:35:01 CDT 2003


Thanks so much Matt!

  --Anthony


> From: "Matt Domsch" <Matt_Domsch at dell.com>
> Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 15:51:59 -0500 (CDT)
> To: "Anthony Porcano" <aporcano at kaplan.com>
> Cc: "Poweredge" <linux-poweredge at dell.com>
> Subject: Re: Enterprise Kernel Question
> 
>> 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's fine, we do it all the time in testing.  You may wish to specify
> 'apic' on the kernel command line to get the benefit of better interrupt
> routing than you would otherwise get with the uniprocessor kernel.  You
> may also wish to remove the second processor and it's VRM to conserve
> power.
> 
> Thanks,
> Matt
> 
> -- 
> Matt Domsch
> Sr. Software Engineer, Lead Engineer
> Dell Linux Solutions www.dell.com/linux
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