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SubjectRe: [PATCH] hyper-threading information in /proc/cpuinfo
On Fri, 2002-10-25 at 18:06, Daniel Phillips wrote:

> On Saturday 26 October 2002 00:14, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Im just wondering what we would then use to describe a true multiple cpu
> > on a die x86. Im curious what the powerpc people think since they have
> > this kind of stuff - is there a generic terminology they prefer ?
> MIPS also has it, for N=2.

Yep, neat chip :)

POWER4 calls the technology "Chip-Multiprocessing (CMP)" but I have
never seen terminology for referring to the on-core processors

They do call the SMT units "threads" obviously, however, so if Alan is
OK with it maybe we should go with Jun's opinion and name the field
"thread" ?

Robert Love

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