[PC-BSD Support] Fwd: Re: SMP in PC-BSD 1.5
andreas at ultra7.ch
Thu Mar 20 14:13:56 PST 2008
Thanks for the quick answer! Wow, you are fast!
I was playing music in Amarok and as I told you, the sound was very choppy. I
tried to figure out what caused this. I installed Gkrellm but it didn't show
anything special. Only when it was really bad there was a spike in the
harddrive monitor, but not always. I opend a console and looked at the output
of top, but nothing suspicious showed up. Then I tried the scientific
approach. I closed all programs, opened Kaffeine and played some music. Well,
the choppines was immediately gone. I tried Amarok again --- perfect sound. I
reopend all the programs, nothing. I can't make the sound choppy anymore...
I just installed the SMP Hotfix and now I can see all four CPUs in systat and
Thanks a lot.
>Go ahead and run your online-updater, you should have a kernel hotfix
>available now, which will add the proper SMP support. The weird thing
>is, that SMP was in the kernel config, but when I moved the config line
>to the bottom of the config, it took effect :P
>Also, let me know if it addresses the sound issue. Thanks!
>Andreas Betschart wrote:
> I just installed PC-BSD 1.5 and it looks great.
> There is only one, maybe two, problems I saw.
> The system only detects one of my four CPUs. PC-BSD 18.104.22.168 used to detect
> the CPUs just fine. What happend? Will there be a patch for this, do I have
> to recompile the kernel myself, or do I have to go back to PC-BSD 22.214.171.124?
> Is this the reason why the sound is so choppy?
> Thanks for your help.
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