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 HyperThreading-Aware Scheduler

Kernal trap reports on a HyperThreading-Aware Scheduler.

"Symmetric multithreading (hyperthreading) is an interesting new concept that IMO deserves full scheduler support. Physical CPUs can have multiple (typically 2) logical CPUs embedded, and can run multiple tasks 'in parallel' by utilizing fast hardware-based context-switching between the two register sets upon things like cache-misses or special instructions."

 (Submitted by Noel Tue Sep 3, 2002 )

  


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