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

Spartak Radchenko spartak at aif.ru
Wed May 3 19:11:25 UTC 2006

On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 01:44:02PM -0500, Larry Rosenman wrote:
> Spartak Radchenko wrote:
> > On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 11:42:18AM -0300, Marc G. Fournier 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:
> > 
> > I am not sure I understood your problem correctly... Do you want
> > to enable hyperthreading on amd64? But they have no such thing.
> > Intel only.
> you do know that EM64T Xeons *DO* have hyperthreading, and (can) 
> run an amd64 kernel?

Of course. So "amd64" means FreeBSD platform in the original posting,
not hardware? Ok, thanks. It was not evident to me.

Spartak Radchenko SVR1-RIPE

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