Probing for physical number of cpus.

From: Roy Dragseth <>
Date: 2005-10-28 21:18:51

Do anyone know how to figure out the physical number of cpus in an ia64 
system?  No, /proc/cpuinfo wont do because the kernel is booted with 

When installing RH EL the install kernel is booted with maxcpus=1 and I need 
to figure out the physical number of cpus in the system for later use in the 
software setup.  I need to be able to get this from userspace.

Any hints is greatly appreciated.



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