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Re: recognizing simulated SMP

From: "Noah Yan" <yanyh@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2004 11:11:44 -0600

"Matthew Dillon" <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
> :How can I find the CPU info from dragonfly? I installed it on a 4-cpu 
> qemu
> :simulator and dmesg cannot give the information whether dfly find them.
> :
> :Thanks
>    You are probably running a UP DragonFly kernel image. Try compiling up
>    an SMP kernel and see if it detects the cpu's.
Yes, I use the downloaded image. and the command sysctl hw.ncpu output 1 on 
a 4-cpu configuration.
I will compile the kernel to smp to see.

>    I am able to get the qemu port to work on DragonFly with some fiddling,
>    and it seems to boot the ISO image fairly quickly.  But it does not
>    seem to have any SMP options.
yes, qemu is pretty fast comparing with bochs and vmware.
qemu use bochs BIOS, so simply renaming MP-bios of bochs to bios.bin will be 
enough for qemu to recoginze a MP from bios.

> -Matt
> Matthew Dillon
> <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 

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