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Planning to install FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE amd64.

Should I re-compile kernel after installation for multiple CPU cores support? or SMP-kernel comes in default installation?

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What do you think? What percentage of 64-bit machines do you think have only a single core these days? –  David Schwartz Oct 20 '12 at 1:06
    
What do I think? I think of you in a filthy language. –  Radio Oct 24 '12 at 9:11

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It should support SMP by default, and has been since freebsd 3/4/5. I don't even find smp as an option in the kernel config part of the handbook, so its probably something all kernels will have.

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