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    Phoronix: Intel's Patches Discussed For Exposing Hybrid CPU Topology Via Sysfs

    Last week open-source developers at Intel began sending out Linux patches for supporting hybrid CPUs particularly ahead of 12th Gen "Alder Lake" coming to market with a mix of Golden Cove and Gracemont cores. Following that article last week, more patches hit the list in exposing the hybrid CPU topology to user-space...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...el-Hybrid-CPUs

  • #2
    Is this suitable on systems with multi-socket systems with multiple physical CPUs in their own sockets?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by uid313 View Post
      Is this suitable on systems with multi-socket systems with multiple physical CPUs in their own sockets?
      Currently there are no multi socket systems that allow booting of different / multi-architecture CPUs.
      Michael Larabel
      http://www.michaellarabel.com/

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Michael View Post
        Currently there are no multi socket systems that allow booting of different / multi-architecture CPUs.
        80386+80387? Granted, it's a rather stretched definition of "multi socket" and "CPU"...

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        • #5
          387 was only a float point unit fpu not a cpu

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          • #6
            Originally posted by GreatLord View Post
            387 was only a float point unit fpu not a cpu
            No shit. If you had read the post, perhaps you would've gotten the subtext of asking "what makes a CPU a CPU?"

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