Re: NFS Client mis-behaviour?

From: Andreas Dilger (
Date: Tue Jun 11 2002 - 00:14:53 EST

On Jun 10, 2002 20:48 -0700, Simon Matthews wrote:
> I have seen some strange behaviour from the NFS client.

Sorry, can't help with the NFS problem.

> We installed a new machine, 2 x 2.2GHz Xeon processors
> Another question: this system has 2 CPUs, yet the kernel detects 4. Any
> ideas why?

Probably because they are "Hyper Threaded" (HT) CPUs, which means they
have (almost) 2 CPU cores per chip. The second core is not a full CPU,
so it is not as fast as running a 4 CPU system, but reports are about
30% faster than just 2 CPUs.

Cheers, Andreas

Andreas Dilger

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