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SubjectRe: hyperthreading
On Tue, 2003-11-25 at 11:05, Gábor Lénárt wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 10:48:51AM +0100, Emiliano 'AlberT' Gabrielli wrote:
> OK, but if this CPU does not support HT, then why 'ht' is shown at
> flags in /proc/cpuinfo? It looks like quite illogical for me then ...

/proc/cpuinfo only reports what the cpu reports. The 'ht' flag means not
HyperThreading per se. It means it listens to the "rep; nop" sequence
for example. Also all Hyperthreading capable cpus have this flag set,
but that is a one way relationship. Esp since this needs more support
than just the cpu.
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