[CentOS-virt] 4 CPU with WinXP on Centos 5.5 KVM?

Fri May 28 08:03:04 UTC 2010
Kenni Lund <kenni at kelu.dk>

2010/5/28 Marcelino Mata <mmata at multimatic.com>:
> Has anyone had any success getting WinXP 32bit to use 4 CPU's under
> Centos 5.5 KVM?
> I have tried everything and the best I can get is 2 CPU's.  I tried
> everything listed here
> http://www.linux-kvm.com/content/running-windows-smp-guests  I am using
> the VIRTIO drivers.

As it is discussed in the comments on the page you have linked above,
XP only supports 2 CPUs but more cores.

AFAIK KVM will always emulate CPUs not cores.

Best Regards