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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] [x86] Add command line option to enable/disable hyper-threading.
On Fri, 2006-12-01 at 13:29 +0000, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
> > This patch adds a config option to allow disabling hyper-threading by
> > default, and a kernel command line option to changes this default at
> > boot time.
> > +config X86_HT_DISABLE
> > + bool "Disable Hyper-Threading by default"
> > + depends on X86_HT
> > + default n
> > +
> Command line options are fine, but additional config options mirroring
> command line functionality look ugly to me...

There's actually two parts to the patch. One is the kernel command line
option to allow HT to be enabled/disabled. The second is this config
option that allows the default to be off instead of the current

The idea is that we want our users to be able to use hyper-threading,
but we don't want it on by default.
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