FreeBSD on dual core Opterons - stupid buildworld test
obrien at freebsd.org
Wed May 18 18:08:31 PDT 2005
On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 11:05:21AM -0700, Brooks Davis wrote:
> On Wed, May 18, 2005 at 07:29:00PM +0200, Pav Lucistnik wrote:
> > Attila Nagy pí?e v st 18. 05. 2005 v 18:39 +0200:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I did some buildworld tests on an HP BL45p with 4 2,2 GHz Opterons.
> > >
> > > Sequential time make buildworld -jX times (if there is a missing
> > > iteration, then the build has failed):
> > > http://people.fsn.hu/~bra/bl45p/dmesg.boot
> > > Hyperthreading: 2 logical CPUs
> > So dual-core Opterons report into system as Hyperthreading? Uncool.
> What the AMD reps said at a session I attended last year is that they
> report as supporting hyper threading, but set another bit to say that
> they are actually real cores. We probably need to find out what that
> bit is.
I'm taking care of this. Please no one commit any AMD Dual-core related
patches (especially WRT HTT) with out passing them by me.
-- David (obrien at FreeBSD.org)
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