maximum of CPUs

Attila Nagy bra at
Mon Jul 14 13:53:11 PDT 2003

Cagle, John (ISS-Houston) wrote:
> If you enable hyperthreading on an 8-way server, you'll end up with 16 logical processors (and a *whole bunch* of APIC's) -- a scenario that is not comprehended by FreeBSD.  In other words, there needs to be some more engineering done on FreeBSD to support more than 8 processors (AFAICT).
I remember now about the discussions about this.

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