kernel settings with x86 hyperthreading

Steven Stern subscribed-lists at
Sun Dec 26 15:45:43 UTC 2004

On Sun, 26 Dec 2004 16:20:47 +0100, Fabio <fmdf at> wrote:

>I would like to know if hyperthreaded x86 computers need kernel SMP option 
>activated in order to use that feature.


>Furthermore, in the above-mentioned case, I need to know if FC3 is provided 
>with a default SMP kernel because I have to install the distribution on a 
>hyperthreaded P4 box and only after a while I will have time for kernel 

yes. If you have Hyperthreading active in the BIOS when  you install FC3, it
will install SMP and non-SMP kernels.


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