k7-smp kernel help

Matthew Kuiken matt.kuiken at verizon.net
Sun Jun 18 02:06:37 UTC 2006

Kenny wrote:
> Matthew Kuiken wrote: 
>> You may want to try the 686 kernel.  It also has SMP enabled.  It may 
>> not be as optimized for your processor, but it should still allow you 
>> to use both.  Hopefully it will be a bit more stable.
>> HTH,
>> -Matt
> Thanks, I gave it a shot but unfortunately it was even less stable 
> than the k7 version.  What's up with dual core in Linux?

I don't know, not having a multiprocessor myself.  My only other 
suggestion would be to run a memtest.  Not certain how useful it'll be, 
but I would bet on a bad memory causing even more problems for a dual 
core than a single core processor.  If that comes up clean, I'm out of 


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