RHEL on Quad Quad core CPU's

Eric Horst erich at washington.edu
Fri Oct 27 09:32:40 CDT 2006


The new dual core 51xx processors don't support hyper-threading 
technology and I imagine that the quad cores using the same new designs 
won't either. So the kernel won't be seeing 32, just 16 and 16 works fine.

-Eric

Tom Brown wrote:
> Hi
> 
> When Dell start to ship quad core CPU's does anyone know how RHEL will 
> run on a box that had quad quad cores so 32 virtual CPU's ? Are there 
> any obvious gotchas?
> 
> thanks
> 
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