"Red Hat on Friday began testing support for forthcoming
dual-core processors in its first update to its Red Hat Enterprise
Linux, or RHEL, software.
"Dual-core processors combine two processing engines onto a
single slice of silicon, a prevailing method of squeezing more
performance out of a processor. Red Hat told customers Friday that
the beta version of the first update to RHEL 4 includes support for
both Advanced Micro Devices' and Intel's dual-core