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Re: hpvmstatus reports incorrect maximum CPUs

 
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gstonian
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hpvmstatus reports incorrect maximum CPUs

Hi, can anyone explain why hpvmstatus reports maximum vcpu's of 16 when we only have 4 cores. Being asked due to license department...

Thanks!

hpvmstatus -V -P <server>

 [Virtual CPU Details]
Number Virtual CPUs     : 1
Minimum Virtual CPUs    :1
Maximum Virtual CPUs    : 16


Against physical cpu : 

CPU info:
   Intel(R)  Itanium(R)  Processor 9520 (1.73 GHz, 20 MB)
   4 cores, 8 logical processors per socket
   6.38 GT/s QPI, CPU version D0
          Active processor count:
          1 socket
          4 cores (4 per socket)
          4 logical processors (4 per socket)
          LCPU attribute is disabled

 

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Stan_M
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Re: hpvmstatus reports incorrect maximum CPUs

It's because the number reported is per-guest setting of maximum number of vcpus, not the capability (or capacity) of the host system.

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gstonian
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Re: hpvmstatus reports incorrect maximum CPUs

Thanks very much for the clarification !!!