Please confirm: top(1) cpu time broken on FreeBSD 6.1 (RELEASE/STABLE) SMP ?

Michael Proto mike at
Wed Jul 19 17:11:47 UTC 2006

Martin Blapp wrote:
> Hi,
>> Disable hyperthreading in your BIOS.
> Off course this is a solution, but I don't like
> it. On a untuned, unmodified, unpatched system top(1)
> should display the correct values IMHO.

On some systems (like my Dell) it does work as expected on an untuned
system, as hyperthreading defaults to off in the BIOS.


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