Re: sun cpu licensing question

From: Zhu,Chao <>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2010 13:14:48 +0800
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$> echo "`hostname` has `kstat cpu_info | grep core_id | uniq | wc -l` cores"
db1 has 32 cores

anyone who is familiar with the system knows the core/socket for a given server model:); The auditor has to be familiar with that to do the audit?

On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 2:08 AM, Shaw, John <>wrote:

> I have a sun m5000 with 4 physical cpu's (spark VII) . Each cpu has 4
> core's. So I get a total of 16 cores that I should be licensing . Each core
> has 2 threads.
> When the auditor does a prsinfo they get 32 cores showing. They can do a
> p option and just show the 4 physical ones. The question is is there a
> way to show just the number of actual cores on the system (16) instead of
> the 32 that are showing up now?
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Zhu Chao

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