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Re: [vox-tech] Hardware Recommendations?



On Saturday 08 May 2004 04:25 pm, Trevor M. Lango wrote:
...
> > I am not as enamored of the hyperthreading P-4's as some
> > are.  The performace benefit is marginal (15% or so), and
> > Linux will recognize it as a dual CPU which makes things a
> > bit more complicated.
[the above by me]
> How is it complicated? I have a P4 w/HT - works great! - what is
> complicated about that?

Internally, multiprocessing is more complex than
uniprocessing.  So there's a greater probability of bugs.
Of course this is not specific to Linux.

-- Rod
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