jmaynard at gentoo
Sep 11, 2005, 7:22 AM
Post #6 of 6
On Sun, Sep 11, 2005 at 04:16:10PM +0200, kloeri [at] gentoo wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 10, 2005 at 07:11:03PM -0700, Jeff Donsbach wrote:
> > For USE flags... I'm not sure... I've never installed
> > Gentoo on an SMP box. (anyone? Bueller? anyone?)
> Just make sure to set MAKEOPTS="-jX" correctly and maybe USE="smp" if
> you use gimp.
Indeed. I've installed Gentoo on a couple of SMP boxes, and it Just Works,
as long as you remember to build the kernel with SMP support. You don't even
*have* to use MAKEOPTS="-j<number>", but if you don't, you won't exploit
more than one processor while building things.
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