[erlang-questions] Did Windows SMP support ever get added?

Carl McDade <>
Wed Apr 29 13:23:34 CEST 2009


This is what I am getting:

Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

E:\Documents and Settings\carl>erl -smp enable
Eshell V5.7.1  (abort with ^G)
1>

Is this correct? Or should there be more information forthcoming?

Thanks,

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 1:10 PM, Camille Troillard <>wrote:

> Hello Carl,
> I am running Windows XP SP3 on a small laptop, and SMP is working fine.
>
>
> Best,
> Cam
>
> On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 12:59 PM, Kenneth Lundin <
> > wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> The SMP support on Windows was introduced in Erlang/OTP R12B which has
>> been available for more than a year now.
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 12:49 PM, Carl McDade <>
>> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > I am asking this because it is not clear in the docs. I recently went
>> from
>> > Windows 2003 server over to Windows XP Pro on a Dual processor PC.
>> Windows
>> > XP did not pick up both processors so I had to force it a bit. But now
>> > Windows sees both processors but Erlang does not. Is it because
>> >
>> > a. I need to reinstall Erlang
>> No
>> > b. change a configuration file somewhere
>> No, at least not any Erlang specific file
>> > c. forget about it. Erlang does not support SMP in Windows yet.
>> SMP support for Windows since R12B
>>
>> I am not aware of any specific problems on Windows XP.
>>
>> /Kenneth , Erlang/OTP , Ericsson
>> >
>> > Thanks for any advice
>> >
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