SMP and dual tulip: Solution!

Brian Macy
Tue Nov 9 18:41:21 1999

Note that this is likely a bad "solution". Your memory bandwidth is
likely halved... don't know why, it just happens.

Brian Macy

Olof Zachrisson wrote:
> Hi,
> Just wanted to tell you about my problem and solution with a
> dual Celeron (Abit BP6 based) system with two 21140 NICs.
> Running RedHat 6.0 or 6.1, I just couldn't get the second
> card to work, although ifconfig reported success for both
> interfaces. (It worked with a non-smp kernel, though.)
> Anyway, I just found out that changing the setting of
> "MPS Version Control for OS" from 1.1 to 1.4 appearantly
> solved the problem!  This setting is found in the BIOS
> Features Setup Menu.
> Many thanks to Unknown, who mailed me several weeks
> ago about this setting.
> Mvh //OLof