Status of hyperthreading in FreeBSD
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Sat Dec 20 21:40:19 UTC 2008
> "Netbooks" based on Intel's "Atom" microprocessor are turning into big hits
> this Christmas season. The Atom, a super-low-power x86 processor, is an
> "in-order" machine, which means that except for a few special cases it can
> spend a lot of time waiting for data to arrive when it encounters a cache
> miss. So, hyperthreading may make sense on this kind of processor as compared
> to one with out-of-order execution.
> Which raises a question: What's the status of FreeBSD's support for
for FreeBSD it's just like 2 processors.
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