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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-28-2003, 01:48 AM Thread Starter
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Does this os support multiple processors? any insight would be great. or a lead on where to get a copy of win 2003.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-28-2003, 03:41 AM
 
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home supports only 1 processor

pro supports 2

2k3 server supports 4 and up (depending on which release)
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-28-2003, 08:28 AM Thread Starter
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home supports only 1 processor

pro supports 2

2k3 server supports 4 and up (depending on which release)
agh... so back to w2k? or is there a way to upgrade home to pro? i just got my dual p3 mb in and in need of an os that will work with it.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-28-2003, 09:17 AM
 
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Shaithis you can upgrade Windows XP Home to Windows XP Professional and professional does support multiproc machines.

Here's the upgrade info:
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/p...ing/matrix.asp
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Linux supports multiprocessors and its free
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linux is good. red hat even has a nice easy gui now to install it.

Gentoo is a good meaty version if you want to install it all more manually.

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