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    SubjectXeon with HyperThreading and linux-2.4.20-rc2
    Hi all,

    I've two boxes with Dual Xeons 1.8 GHz and HT option enabled in BIOS. When
    I boot 2.4.20-rc2 with default arguments the kernel detects 4 processors and
    also reports 4 processors in /proc/cpuinfo wiht the "ht" feature.

    However, if I boot with the "noht" option (wich I believed turned off HT
    and therefore only two processors should be available), the kernel still
    detects 4 processors, _but_ now the "ht" feature in /proc/cpuinfo is not
    there. Is this the intention of the "noht" option ? If so, are there any
    options available to turn off HT support in the kernel completely, so that
    I don't have to go into the BIOS to turn it off ?

    If you want to I can provide the dmesg output and .config.

    I think this issue is not just related to 2.4.20-rc2, but earlier kernels

    Steffen Persvold | Scali AS |
    Tel: (+47) 2262 8950 | Olaf Helsets vei 6
    Fax: (+47) 2262 8951 | N0621 Oslo, NORWAY

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