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I'm trying to use slackware for heavy calculations (mathematical models - MM5 ...), but I can't put my box in parallel. I've used different versions of 2.4 and 2.6 kernels, ...
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    Slackware & SMP or what is the difference bethween SW and RH ?


    I'm trying to use slackware for heavy calculations (mathematical models - MM5 ...), but I can't put my box in parallel.
    I've used different versions of 2.4 and 2.6 kernels, compiled for SMP on different boxes (Intel xeon & AMD opteron)

    The same software runs fine on red hat 7 till fedora 5.

    What is the difference between SW and RH ?

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    What is the difference between SW and RH?

    BSD init system as opposed to System V ?



    are you trying to setup SMP or use a dual processor capable software package?

    pats 2.6.17.3 kernel now supports SMP and dual core (up to 16 cores)

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    >>What is the difference between SW and RH?
    > BSD init system as opposed to System V ?
    Not that, but just difference in parallel computing - NPTL/linuxthreads

    > are you trying to setup SMP or use a dual processor capable software package?
    Only the second one - multi processor capable software package

    > pats 2.6.17.3 kernel now supports SMP and dual core (up to 16 cores)
    I've compiled and ran successfuly (by my mind) 2.4 and 2.6 and have used precomliled one what came with Slack 11.0. There were no diffrernce.

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    I know it uses NTPL I believe.

    sorry I can't help any more.

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