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

Carl McDade <>
Wed Apr 29 13:28:29 CEST 2009


Okay I got it. It does not show when using erl which I have gotten in the
habit of doing. Everything shows on using werl.

Thanks again.

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 1:23 PM, Carl McDade <> wrote:

> 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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