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Re: Debian hyperthreading support

On Sun, 3 Oct 2010 00:08:30 +0100
Nathen <n147258369@googlemail.com> wrote:

> Pretty simple question really, does Debian i.e. the current Linux
> Kernel handle hyperthreading well? I have a server running on an Intel
> Atom D510, should I have HT enabled or disabled to get the best
> performance?
> Thanks. :)

Linux has handled hyperthreading since 2.4.x.

As for performance, see here [1] in general it doesn’t hurt performance,
but doesn’t help much either.

[1] http://java-monitor.com/forum/showthread.php?t=552


Angus Hedger

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