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A Method to Determine CPU Hyperthreading Abilities in a Chassis and Enable Intelligent Software Decisions

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000019840D
Publication Date: 2003-Oct-01

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Abstract

Disclosed is a method that enables a centralized point for determining what SBC boards in the chassis support hyperthreading. Benefits include the ability to dynamically determine the heat dissipation/power envelope of the chassis, and intelligently turn on or off hyperthreading.