[CentOS] Load Average ~0.40 when idle

listmail listmail at entertech.com
Sun Jul 20 01:06:58 UTC 2008

On Sat, 19 Jul 2008 17:22:29 -0700 (PDT), Mark Pryor wrote
> --- On Sat, 7/19/08, listmail <listmail at entertech.com> wrote:
> the ht flag means the cpu supports hyperthreading
> lm means that you can run 64 bit.
> By the way, is it an i386 kernel?
Yes, it's the i386 kernel.

> I've seen only one SuperMicro bios and it was quite complex. Are you 
> sure that there is no way to toggle hyperthreading in the bios?
Pretty sure, I have looked for it to no avail.

> the siblings flag in cpuinfo says 2, which I thought means 2 virtual 
> cpu's.
There are 2 cores per chip....??

> I doubt if any of the above is relevant to your problem, but if you 
> reinstall anytime soon you might want to consider these support 
> flags in how you set things up.
Do you mean install a 64-bit kernel? I do want the kernel to see each core
as one CPU. Not sure what else I would do on a re-install...


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