Re: [PATCH] x86: Allow NR_CPUS=1024

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Mon Nov 04 2013 - 14:09:23 EST

8192 maybe?

Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>* Russ Anderson <rja@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > Russ, does SGI (or anyone else that you know of) have x86 hardware
>> > with more than 4096 CPUs?
>> Yes. We have a system in the lab with 254 12-core IVB sockets for a
>> total of 3048 cores. With HT is it 6096 cpus.
>It would then be nice to up MAXSMP to 6144 or so.
> Ingo

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