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Bug 102073 - Intel SE7501WV - SMP motherboard not detected.
Intel SE7501WV - SMP motherboard not detected.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-08-10 13:37 EDT by Loki chan
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:02 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-08-21 11:35:37 EDT
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dmesg (9.15 KB, text/plain)
2003-08-11 11:15 EDT, Loki chan
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Description Loki chan 2003-08-10 13:37:42 EDT
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Description of problem:
The Intel SE7501WV motherboard supports SMP, while the dmesg should that "SMP
motherboard not detected.". As the result, it can only able to detect one CPU
while my system have two Xeon 2.4 (with HT) CPUs.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot the machine
2. cat /proc/cpuinfo and it show 1 CPU only
3. dmesg and it should contains "SMP motherboard not detected."

Expected Results:  4 CPUs should be shown in /proc/cpuinfo

Additional info:
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2003-08-11 09:00:02 EDT
generally this is a bios problem, but could you attach the full dmesg for
Comment 2 Loki chan 2003-08-11 11:15:17 EDT
Created attachment 93576 [details]
Comment 3 Loki chan 2003-08-11 13:03:41 EDT
if that is bios problem, is there any suggestion for me to fix this issue? like
config/update the bios, or apply patch on the kernel, etc...
Comment 4 Arjan van de Ven 2003-08-15 09:22:55 EDT
there's no sign of any HT being detected at all in your dmesg; I'd suggest
looking for a bios upgrade...
Comment 5 Loki chan 2003-08-17 15:21:40 EDT
the problem was solved once I upgraded the bios.

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