Bug 243985 - "uname -a" shows SMP, even on non-SMP-capable boards/CPU's
"uname -a" shows SMP, even on non-SMP-capable boards/CPU's
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Brian Brock
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Reported: 2007-06-13 04:53 EDT by Joachim Backes
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-06-13 07:51:24 EDT
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Description Joachim Backes 2007-06-13 04:53:59 EDT
Description of problem:
Calling uname -a on old PIII- or AMD-CPUs shows "... SMP ..." as feature, and
this is not right!

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.6.21-1.3194.fc7


How reproducible:
each time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.uname -a
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Actual results:
Linux ............ 2.6.21-1.3194.fc7 #1 SMP Wed May 23 22:35:01 EDT 2007 i686
i686 i386 GNU/Linux

Expected results:
No SMP flag

Additional info:
The same bug on FC6 too.
Comment 1 Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams 2007-06-13 07:51:24 EDT
Fedora's i686 kernels are compiled with SMP support enabled. The display of
"SMP" refers to the feature of the kernel, not of the system.

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