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SubjectRE: Wrong number of cpus detected/reported
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> 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.

I suspect that it is identifying 4 Xeon CPUs with Hyperthreading, which
will correctly double the amount of processors your kernel thinks you
have. Intel's Hyperthreading

This ought to be a good thing... the only thing I don't quite understand
is that I thought Hyperthreading was added in 2.4.17.

Regards,

John


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