SMP Kernel problem on PE1750.

Chambraud, Guillaume guillaume.chambraud at eds.com
Tue Aug 26 02:59:01 CDT 2003


> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Simon Ashford [mailto:Simon.Ashford at npl.co.uk]
> Envoyé : lundi 25 août 2003 15:19
> À : 'linux-poweredge at dell.com'
> Objet : SMP Kernel problem on PE1750.
> 
> 
> I am running RedHat Enterprise Server 2.1 (kernel 2.4.9-e24)
> on a dual processor 1750 server.  But somehow it claims to
> find _four_ processors in the machine.
> 
> Seems to work anyway, but I don't trust it...
> 
> Can anyone suggest what is going on and how to fix it?
> 
> 
> Thanks.

Hi,

If your two processors are using hyper threading (Intel Xeons do), Linux
will detect them as four processors, that is correct.

Guillaume




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