Re: CONFIG_SMP patch available for 2.1.54

Alan Cox (
Tue, 9 Sep 1997 22:10:07 +0100 (BST)

> I've been puzzled for a while with the discussion of __SMP__ and
> CONFIG_SMP. Do some uni-processor machines have a problem with SMP
> kernels? I've been running mine (P133, 32M, ASUS P55T2P4 MB, EIDE HD)
> with SMP-compiled kernels for months without problems.

Using SMP kernels on an Uniprocessor throws away performance - on some
architectures quite a lot.