Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 991377
boot guest with maxcpu=255 successfully but actually max number of vcpu is 160
Last modified: 2013-08-12 15:11:58 EDT
Description of problem:
Booted a guest with "-smp 8,sockets=2,cores=2,threads=2,maxcpus=256", qeumu-kvm quit with "Unsupported number of maxcpus".
But while adjusted maxcpus to 255, guest booted up successfully. It misleads users into believing the maxcpu we support in rhel 6 is 255, actually it is 160 instead.
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Bug does not meet RHEL6.x inclusion criteria:
opened BZ 996258 as a clone for RHEL7.