FreeBSD 8.0 and Atheros AzureWave wireless chipset

Manolis Kiagias sonicy at
Thu Nov 26 23:33:19 UTC 2009

Brett Glass wrote:
> However, the machine still boots. And hyperthreading is enabled,
> because the Atom has HTT. (I have been thinking of disabling it,
> because hyperthreading may not work very well on the Atom. Does anyone
> know how to do this properly? I tried setting machdep.hlt_logical_cpus
> to 1 in /boot/loader.conf and was rewarded with a system crash at boot
> time.)

In /boot/loader.conf try:


Though it seems hyperthreading is improved on the Atom and there is no
penalty for leaving it on.

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