headless conf loses a cpu
tsh at mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Fri Sep 8 15:08:48 UTC 2006
>On Thu, 2006-09-07 at 15:30 +0100, T. Horsnell wrote:
>> Here I am again. Thanks to your help I've got
>> my system running in headless mode. However,
>> in this mode, it only sees one of the dual-core
>> cpus. If I plug in (any old) VGA adapter, and
>> reboot (still in headless mode), it sees both.
>> Its an Intel Core2Duo processor on an Intel
>> D975XBX mobo, running FC5, 2.6.16-1.2133_FC5smp
>> kernel. Multi-cpu is enabled in the BIOS, and
>> the BIOS docs confirm that this board should
>> operate properly with no VGA, mouse or kbd.
>> My BIOS is at v. 1334, and there is one
>> further upgrade which doesnt refer to this
>> According to the BIOS support site, BIOS
>> support for the Core2Duo was only released
>> in v. 1334 on 12 July 2006, so maybe this
>> problem hasnt been seen before.
>> Any ideas (again)?
>What does /proc/cpuinfo say?
I'm just about to go on holiday for a couple of weeks.
Can I get get back to you then?
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