Re: HyperThreading, kernel 2.6.10, 1 logical CPU idle !!

From: Robert Hancock
Date: Sat Apr 30 2005 - 14:56:56 EST

Boris Fersing wrote:
Hi there,

I've a p4 HT 3,06Ghz, I've HT enabled in the BIOS and in the kernel :

Linux electron 2.6.10-cj5 #6 SMP Fri Mar 4 02:18:08 CET 2005 i686 Mobile
Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.06GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux .

But it seems that one of my cpus is idle (gkrellm monitor or top) :

Cpu0 : 88.0% us, 12.0% sy, 0.0% ni, 0.0% id, 0.0% wa, 0.0% hi,
0.0% si
Cpu1 : 0.0% us, 0.3% sy, 0.0% ni, 99.7% id, 0.0% wa, 0.0% hi,
0.0% si

I'm actually compiling thunderbird with MAKEOPTS="-j3", so , the second
should be used, shouldn't it ?

Are you sure that it is actually compiling multiple files at once?

Robert Hancock Saskatoon, SK, Canada
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