[SATLUG] Quad-Core Xeon Server & Linux questions

David Salisbury david.salisbury at momentumweb.com
Fri Sep 25 16:57:03 CDT 2009

Considering throwing together a box with a quad-core Xeon at the helm, 
and was wondering what general experiences were with multi-core 
processors and some of the newer distros?  I think with SMP-enabled 
kernels most of the distros will take advantage of all of the available 
cores, is that correct?  What about software packages?  I guess those 
would be on a per-software basis as to whether or not they use the 
cores?  I'm thinking of SAMBA, for one.  Anyway, glad to hear whatever 
anyone's experiences are!  Thanks!

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