Support for SMT in latest FreeBSD

Julian Elischer julian at
Mon Sep 6 22:22:33 PDT 2004

Dennis George wrote:
> Hi all,
> I looking for SMT capability in freeBSD...... And found the following extract
> in a document... saying that 4.3 BSD has no support for SMT..... does the
> current/latest version of freeBSCD (5.2 or 6.0) has the support for SMT
> ??????

yes.. it's the current area of development.

what do you want and I can tell you how well we support you..

>>> It (4.3 BSD) has no support for processor affinity or binding. It also
>>> has no mechanism for distinguishing between CPUs of varying capability,
>>> which is important for SMT (Symmetric Multi-Threading).
> Thanks in advance....... Dennis
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