Hyperthreading Xeons Support - 2.4 Kernel - Patch Anyone?

From: Russell \"Elik\" Rademacher
Date: Thu Dec 04 2003 - 16:54:02 EST

Hello folks,

I been wondering what the position on the developers on the hyperthreading on 2.4.x series kernels? I know it is fully supported in 2.6.x series, but it used to be supported on 2.4.20 and below and now it disappeared on 2.4.21 to 2.4.23 as far reporting the hyperthreaded Xeons processors. If there is a patch for this that enables it and support it, I would appreciate it so I can get this back on the kernel and have it running.

Lot of my clients are complaining about it saying they spents $$$$ for Xeons processors and linux 2.4.x don't support it anymore or don't report the number of processors properly anymore. I for one want to shut them up. :)
Best regards,
Russell "Elik" Rademacher
Freelance Remote System Adminstrator/Tech Support

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