RE: Wrong number of cpus detected/reported
David Schwartz (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tue, 10 Jun 2003 13:17:31 -0700
> first of all please apologize me because I didn't subscribe the list. I
> really even don't know if this list is the appropriate place to have my
> question discussed but I didn't found any better one.
> I installed a RedHat 7.1 system on a 4 way 1.4 Gz Compaq DL580 server
> with kernel 2.4.2 and everything goes right. Because of some other
> prerequisite needs I had to upgrade the kernel to 2.4.9-34.
> After the upgrade the system is reporting that the machine has 8 cpu
> instead of 4. I have been looking for some kind of information on the
> Internet (www.google.com/linux) about that but I didn't have success.
This is correct. The machine has 8 logical CPUs implemented inside 4
physical CPUs. For more information, search Intel's web pages about
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