Re: How to detect multi-core and/or HT-enabled CPUs in 2.4.x and 2.6.x kernels

From: Bernd Eckenfels
Date: Wed Dec 27 2006 - 12:15:39 EST

In article <1167235772.3281.3977.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> you wrote:
> once your program (and many others) have such a check, then the next
> step will be pressure on the kernel code to "fake" the old situation
> when there is a processor where <vague criteria of the day> no longer
> holds. It's basically a road to madness :-(

I agree that for HPC sizing a benchmark with various levels of parallelity
are better. The question is, if the code in question only is for inventory
reasons. In that case I would do something like x sockets, y cores and z cm

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at