SMP Kernel problem on PE1750.

Mark Watts m.watts at
Tue Aug 26 04:49:00 CDT 2003

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You are running a pair of Intel Xeon processors, both of which support 

This uses unused resources on the chip to make it appear as two, so the 
reporting of 4 processors is correct.

Note: you won't necessarially get the same performance as a true quad 
processor box, but you should get some benefit out of it.


> 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.
> Simon Ashford
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