Subject: Re: NetBSD SMP support
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/09/2006 10:20:52
On Wed, Nov 08, 2006 at 11:13:39PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> Works fine here on dual-Xeon mail hubs (because of hyperthreading the system
> sees 4 CPUs). The system runs mimedefang, which calls spamassassin and
> clamav for each mail forwarded, so it has quite a bit of work to do.

How well does NetBSD work with HT-SMP machines, is it able to distinct virtual
CPU's from physical CPU's?  e.g. if there are two heavy threads, is there a
chance they will be scheduled on two virtual CPU's on the same physical CPU,
or will they always be split maximally across physical CPU's?