[arch-dev-public] 8 CPUs instead of 4? (was: kernel26 2.6.25-1 enters [testing])
kpiche at rogers.com
Sun Apr 20 23:03:42 EDT 2008
On Sun, 2008-04-20 at 12:31 -0500, Dan McGee wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 12:21 PM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > Have a look at:
> > http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=47390
> > According to the kernel configuration help, increasing the maximum number
> > of CPUs from 4 to 8 will make the kernel 32KB bigger with no performance
> > decrease.
> > Opinions?
> I'd always rather these things go through the ML or a feature request,
> rather than a forum post. That way someone can actually trace the
> Sounds fine to me, although I don't think there is any point on i686
> (who would run >4 cores there?). x86_64 makes sense though.
I've got some machines at work that have 4 dual core CPU's (cpuinfo
shows 8 cpu's) running 32 bit Linux so it's not that wierd.
K. Piche <kpiche at rogers.com>
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