Linux over dual processor system.

I upgrade my system (really just add a new processor), now the bios see that 2nd processor but Linux don't. Is there some process in order to make Linux to recognize the second processor.

system
Giga mobo BXD
2 processors p3 450
128MB RAM

os
Lilo (Boot)
WinNT 4
Win98
Linux (Suse 6.1)
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lortegaAsked:
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biardCommented:
OK, there are a few key steps needed to make this work.  You have to recompile your kernel.  While doing so answer the following prompts this way:

Symmetric Multiprocessing support - YES
RTC (real time clock) support - YES
APM (adv pow mgmt) - NO
MTRR (Mem Type Range Reg) - YES

Leave all others as they are.  Be sure to recompile and install your modules.  For more info on SMP support see:

http://www.redhat.com/mirrors/LDP/HOWTO/SMP-HOWTO.html

For more info on recompiling kernel see:

http://www.redhat.com/mirrors/LDP/HOWTO/Kernel-HOWTO.html

That should do it for you.

Good luck.

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lortegaAuthor Commented:
for some reason I never receive
MTRR (Mem Type Range Reg) - YES
but for the rest, everything is running perfect...

thanks,
luis
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lortegaAuthor Commented:
biard can you go and post the same answer here...

http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/qShow.jsp?ta=linuxsetup&qid=10248561 

c-ya
luis
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