Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 178975
/proc/cpuinfo shows wrong value
Last modified: 2013-03-06 00:59:22 EST
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Description of problem:
The /proc/cpuinfo file contains the wrong value on x86 Dual-Core Hyper-Threading enabled platforms.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.install latest RHEL4 U3 iso on a dual core HT enabled x86 system
Actual Results: the sibling field has the wrong value, it has twice the value reported.
Expected Results: the corrected sibling value presented in the field.
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