Also seeing 2 x quad-core system slower that 2 x dual core

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Fri Nov 30 07:40:09 PST 2007

Kris Kennaway wrote:

> Check dmesg for the APIC numbers corresponding to the CPUs you want to
> disable and add the corresponding entries to /boot/loader.conf, e.g.:
> hint.lapic.1.disable="1"
> hint.lapic.3.disable="1"
> hint.lapic.5.disable="1"
> hint.lapic.7.disable="1"


Do you know how his method compares to setting machdep.hlt_cpus ?

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