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

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at hub.org
Wed May 3 17:13:02 UTC 2006

On Wed, 3 May 2006, Wilko Bulte wrote:

> 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
> HPs?

If RILOE == iLO via SSH ... most definitely ... can't rave enough about 
it, just wish I could afford to replace all the *old* servers with these, 
would reduce my 'remote admin stress levels' by half easily ...

Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
Email: scrappy at hub.org           Yahoo!: yscrappy              ICQ: 7615664

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