[WBEL-users] Newbie Linux user
Graham David Purcocks M.A.(Oxon.)
grahamp at wsieurope.com
Thu Apr 28 12:01:05 CDT 2005
I can't answer the USB knowledgably although I have just plugged in a
USB drive and WBEL just recognised it so I guess thats sort of Plug and
As to Hyperthreading, you would need to use the smp kernel and it will
see a hyperthreaded P4 processor as 2 processors. I guess this is what
you want so it just works out of the box.
Hope this helps
On Thu, 2005-04-28 at 17:26, Aaron Marroquin wrote:
> Hello everyone this is my first posting to this list.
> I am looking to take the first steps to fully move myself to the Linux
> world. I have in the past played around with farious dirtros
> (Mandrake, Redhat) so I have "some" knowledge on what I am doing, but
> not a pro by any definition.
> My needs are simple, USB support, P4 H/T support, and an office type
> program. The latter I have covered, but the first two I am unsure
> about. I have a converted laptop drive from IDE to USB that I use to
> shuttle information around. I have had sucess with XP and OS-X on the
> plug and play end and was wondering if this is also true with WB.
> Also, will WB notice the H/T upon install or will I have to do some
> work to get that going?
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