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Re: support for hyperthreading?



On Tue, 2003-03-11 at 19:29, Samuel Flory wrote:
> 2)The OS is aware which of the logical cpus belong to which proccessors, 
> and try to schedule jobs on different physical cpu where possible.  This 
> works with newer 2.5 kernels.

Not only that, but also scheduling related processes (threads) in the
same physical processor to take advantage from resources shared by the
threads. In the end, it is multi-threaded apps that benefit the most
from hyperthreading technology.

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