patch for topology detection of Intel CPUs
avg at freebsd.org
Mon Sep 6 16:33:26 UTC 2010
on 06/09/2010 19:22 Jeremy Chadwick said the following:
> On Mon, Sep 06, 2010 at 04:28:02PM +0300, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> on 06/09/2010 16:12 Jeremy Chadwick said the following:
>>> Great, thanks! I'll be testing this out on two separate systems, both
>>> - Supermicro X7SBA + Intel C2D E8400 (stepping 10)
>>> - Supermicro X7SBL-LN2 + Intel C2D E6600 (stepping 6)
>>> I'll make sure to provide what the topology looks like before and after.
>>> Is CPU-relevant dmesg output sufficient?
>> If you mean something like the below, then yes. Thanks!
> All done. Good news (I think): there's no difference in the CPU-related
> topology on either system with your patch, aside from kernel build date.
> The topologies are still detected correctly. In case you want them:
Thanks a lot for the test!
[test results snipped]
> All other systems I have are C2D and C2Q-based, but I can't easily test
> on those given their production roles. If there's a particular Intel
> processor family/model you're interested in, let me know and I can dig
> around to see if I have access to one.
No particular models in mind.
If you have systems with more complex topologies, like multiple physical packages
or HTT enabled, I will be interested in seeing test results for those.
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