[Linux-aus] HT Xeon and Linux Kernel (was Re:)

Stewart Smith stewart at flamingspork.com
Fri Jan 30 15:00:02 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-30 at 16:44, Anshul Gupta wrote:
>   Checked the specs of the machine, It has 2 processors actually. :-)
> There is something wrong.

No there isn't. because it's HT, that means that each physical CPU has
two 'virtual' CPUs (siblings). hence your two processor machine is
detected as four cpus.

likewise, my single processor HT machine has two 'virtual' cpus.
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