[torquedev] cpuset support

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Sun Nov 18 19:30:26 MST 2007


On Sun, 18 Nov 2007, Craig West wrote:

> The interesting point here is that we can detect which cores are in
> the same physical package. This relates to item (3) from Chris (A
> way in which to advertise the organisation of which core is in which
> socket). The only real issue being it is only on 2.6.17+ kernels.

Still, that's a good find - it might be best to use that in preference 
to /proc/cpuinfo on those systems.

> Also we can detect SMT type processors - not sure we need to
> advertise this (or want to) but it appears to be there as well.

I think we do need report that as the site admin may wish to make 
scheduling decisions based upon that.

cheers,
Chris
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