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

Wilko Bulte wb at freebie.xs4all.nl
Wed May 3 16:28:45 UTC 2006

On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 01:06:24PM -0300, Marc G. Fournier wrote..
> 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?

As a matter of curiosity:  do you run RILOE to get console access on your

Wilko Bulte				wilko at FreeBSD.org

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