"Obligatory Meeting" and SMP question
gjn at certainlywood.com
Fri Nov 9 14:41:28 EST 2001
Ya' think 'drake 8.1 would work on an old Pentium Pro? My first
inclination is Slackware (of course!) but if I remember correctly, it'll
take a recompile. Maybe not w/ Slackware 8.
I'll HAVE to show up for the meeting now, I don't have Mandrake 8.1 Cds!
SSH sounds like a good topic! I can set up SSH "automagically", but I
don't know what I'm really doing. (gee! Just like Windoze!)
Hopefully, I'll see you there.
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On 11/9/01, 12:27:56, Robert Meyer <meyer_rm at yahoo.com> wrote regarding Re:
"Obligatory Meeting" and SMP question:
> --- "Gregory J.Neumann" <gjn at certainlywood.com> wrote:
> > I think I say something like this every month, but I NEVER seem to be
> > able to make the trek from Holland to Buffalo ;-) but anyway:
> > Is the meeting scheduled for November 18th, and what's being planned?
> > What's good to bring?
> > What's the topic?
> Well, we've been talking about doing a meeting on SSH and things like
> We've also been working on installing RedHat on an Alpha box.
> > Aside: I >may< be able to get my grubby paws on an old dual Pentium Pro
> > motherboard w/ the processors, and it may actually work(!). Anything
> > special about SMP on Linux past a recompile? Of course I'll RTFM the
> > HOWTOs etc., but nothing beats stories from the trenches! ;-)
> Well, if you're doing a distribution, Mandrake will automagically detect
> system and install the MP kernel. I did it on the most miserable of
> Compaq server. That thing needed bios things done to get it to work
> The cool thing is that the MP kernel puts up penguins on the screen when
> starts; one for each CPU. Seems to be very solid once it's up. Find
> there on the web if it doesn't work right off. BTW, 8.0 had networking
> problems on the compaq in SMP mode. It seems to work correctly in 8.1.
> Bob Meyer
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