Hyperthreading in 6.x ... still frowned upon?

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at hub.org
Wed May 3 16:06:28 UTC 2006

On Wed, 3 May 2006, Zimmerman, Eric wrote:

>> In 4.x, it was a 'shut it off' sort of deal .. my new amd64 don't
> appear
>> to have it enabled, but my older i386 server that I just upgraded to
> 6.x
>> does:
>> Is it still something that I should disable, and, if so, how in 6.x?
> Can you disable it in the BIOS or do you dual boot this machine?

Unfortunately, this is a remote server, and not HP, so getting at the BIOS 
is tricky ... :(  Is there a sysctl variable that can be set for this?

Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
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