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Old 02-08-2004, 06:26 PM   #1
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4 processor listings in cpuinfo on dual processor system.


I'm running a dual xeon system with RHEL 3, when I check to see if both processors are recognized by doing:
more /proc/cpuinfo | grep processor
I am seeing:
processor : 0
processor : 1
processor : 2
processor : 3

I am NOT running with 4 processors...I wish I was, but that's not the case. Has anyone seen RH Linux see two processors as 4 before? Does anyone know how to correct the number of cpus?
 
Old 02-08-2004, 06:32 PM   #2
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That just means your Xeons are hyperthreaded. Each processor is recognized as 2.

http://www.intel.com/technology/hyperthread/
 
Old 02-08-2004, 06:35 PM   #3
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Thanks TBC Cosmo!
 
  


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