Re: multi-core CPU support

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On Thursday 18 October 2007 09:25:02 am Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 18/10/2007, Scott van Looy <[email protected]> wrote:
> > > I've got the same CPU in my Dell Inspiron. In both Fedora 6 (I could
> > > not install 7 on this machine) and Ubuntu Feisty, the KPowerManager
> > > app works fine, including CPU scaling. I don't know how to check the
> > > daemons, but apps that perform CPU scaling apparently work just fine.
> >
> > Me too, using Gnome. Are you using 32bit or 64bit installs tho? I'm using
> > 64bit on core2 as it's a 64bit chip...
> 32 bit. I'm waiting to read more good things about 64 bit before I
> switch. In fact, I'd love to hear of the advantages for once instead
> of just the problems.

well ram addressing would be one. I use F7 64 bit because I want to have lotsa 
ram and it would not be smart to change versions in midstream.


also wrt the OP I have a dual optteron setup and the frequency applets work 
just fine
> Dotan Cohen
> א-ב-ג-ד-ה-ו-ז-ח-ט-י-ך-כ-ל-ם-מ-ן-נ-ס-ע-ף-פ-ץ-צ-ק-ר-ש-ת
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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