M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:

/ ...

> Speaking of such, if you are set up to rebuild your Linux kernel,
> single-processor machines tend to run faster if you turn off SMP when
> you rebuild the kernel.

Further, I have seen single-processor machines lock up when running some
builds of SMP kernels, to the degree that I never allow them to run.

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Paul Lutus
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