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look somewhere in the /proc FS i think?, i know i remember reading something that said "linux can detect hyper threading while windows only thinks theres 2 processors" (this was before windows become hyper threading compatible), but i never tried to see how to detect it
what about enabling hyperthreading if it's disabled in the BIOS, or am I pushing my luck? My laptop BIOS is so basic there is no mention of it, but I presume every P4 2800 has this capability. Does anyone know of any software or HOWTO which discusses this?