[libvirt-users] Allocating Sockets Cores and Threads.

joe fu joefuu10 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 18 10:25:25 UTC 2011

I'm checked out my /proc/cpuinfo file and I'm finding the following changes.

Physical ID : 0
Siblings : 1
core id :0
cpu cores :1
apicid :0
initial apicid:0

This is what I noticed when I edited the vm with this ...
    <topology sockets='1' cores='2' threads='4'/>


On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 2:50 PM, joe fu <joefuu10 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Is there any other way I could allocate sockets, cores and threads to my
> virtual machine? I looked over the virsh man page and I didn't find anything
> that talks about sockets, threads and cores.
> I edited the vm xml file and added this...
> <cpu>
>     <topology sockets='1' cores='2' threads='1'/>
>  </cpu>
> Saw this in the libvirt documents, http://libvirt.org/formatdomain.html
> Setting this up shows me a single core in my vm, but I don't see any
> sockets and threads. Can somebody tell me how to do it in a right way so
> that I see all sockets, cores and threads allocated in my vm.
> Thanks
> joe
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