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RH8.0 detecting 4 processor on a Proliant DL380 box with 2 processors?

 
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Lucas Hofman
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RH8.0 detecting 4 processor on a Proliant DL380 box with 2 processors?

Attached is a dmesg. RH detects 4 processors. Running top after startup also shows 4 processors. Is this normal?

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Vijay_44
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Re: RH8.0 detecting 4 processor on a Proliant DL380 box with 2 processors?

If this is a DL380 G3 it is because of hyperthreading.

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/servers/technology/hyper-threading.html

http://www.intel.com/technology/hyperthread/index.htm?iid=ipp_srvr_proc_xeon+rinfo_hyper&


If required this option can be disabled in the RBSU (F9 on post)

There’s your problem!!! This thing is set to EVIL!