Subject: Re: how to determine the number of processors
To: Georg Schwarz <>
From: Antti Kantee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/31/2004 12:23:54
On Mon May 31 2004 at 11:18:02 +0200, Georg Schwarz wrote:
> > IRIX5:
> /usr/sbin/mpadmin -n |/sbin/wc -l should do.
> mpadmin(1) says:
>      -n        Report which processors are physically configured.  The numbers
>                of the physically configured processors are printed on the
>                standard output, one processor number per line.  Processors are
>                numbered beginning from 0.

Ah, I guess that's better than my suggestion.  Seems to work for IRIX6
also (or least prints a "0" ;)

Antti Kantee <>                     Of course he runs NetBSD                
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