Alternative SMP for AMD64 testers needed

Christian Bjälevik nafallo at
Mon Dec 26 13:12:11 UTC 2005

fre 2005-12-23 klockan 14:27 -0500 skrev Ben Collins:
> I've ported the patch that allows SMP kernels to run with less overhead
> on UP systems to amd64. I have no way to test it though, so I need
> guinea pigs^W^Wbrave volunteers to test my build. The main testers I
> need are not the SMP folks (although testing and feedback is appreciated
> by these people), but the UP folks running mainly k8 hardware.
> Please install, and after rebooting check for this message:
> SMP alternatives: switching to UP code
> Email me or kernel-team at with results, thanks and happy
> holidays.
> -- 
>    Ben Collins <ben.collins at>
>    Developer
>    Ubuntu Linux

nafallo at darkelf:~ $ grep SMP /var/log/dmesg
[    0.000000] Using ACPI (MADT) for SMP configuration information
[    0.000000] SMP: Allowing 3 CPUs, 2 hotplug CPUs
[    6.982734] SMP alternatives: switching to UP code

This is [1]darkelf :-).

Sincerely, /C

Christian Bjälevik <nafallo at>
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