New server advice - quad core any special settings needed?

Krsnendu dasa krsnendu108 at
Mon Aug 27 06:50:59 BST 2007

On 24/08/07, Gavin McCullagh <gmccullagh at> wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Aug 2007, Krsnendu dasa wrote:
> > AMD64 x2 6000
> > Intel Duo Quad 6600
> >
> > It seems that the Intel would be better due to quad core and faster speed.
> While I presume four cores is better than two, I really don't know which
> will work out better.
> > Is the quad core the best choice? Are there any special settings needed to
> > get he maximum performance out of it?
> 64-bit edubuntu should probably give you better performance, but if you
> need flash and java, you're probably better off using 32-bit with the
> server kernel to give you use of the full available RAM.

Do you have to choose SMP option or anything like that to take
advantage of the quad cores?

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