Re: /proc/cpuinfo and hyperthreading

From: Andrew Theurer (
Date: Mon Dec 16 2002 - 10:52:35 EST

On Monday 16 December 2002 07:54, Brian Jackson wrote:
> You could always boot once with nosmp and run some benchmarks and then
> reboot (with smp) and run some more benchmarks, and see if there is a
> difference.

Yes, but wouldn't booting a UP kernel be a better comparison? After all, why
incur any possible overhead of an SMP kernel if you don't need to? Some
benchmarks may not show a difference, but some definitely will.

-Andrew Theurer
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