Re: Problem determining number of CPUs

From: Chris Wedgwood (
Date: Thu Aug 22 2002 - 16:12:30 EST

On Wed, Aug 21, 2002 at 04:37:14PM +0200, Jesper Juhl wrote:

    In the case of 4 HT capable CPU's it could be reported like

    8 CPUs (4 physical)

    or something like that to indicate that there is nothing wrong and
    the kernel is simply taking advantage of hyperthreading.

Seems like a good idea... people frequently get caught by this
discrepancy in numbers to reporting the number of physical and virtual
processors IMO is a good idea... however, I'm not really sure how this
is determined so someone familiar with the ACPI magic would have to
comment of whether or not this is reasonable :)

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