I am looking for a way to get number of cores in processor that works always.
There is value called Maximum number of processor cores in physical processor package (CPUID EAX[31:26] ) which usually shows good value but for some reason for old processors it may be wrong. For example Intel Processor E7220, 2 cores per processor - for 4-way server it showed 4 cores per processor. Oddly /proc/cpuinfo shows good value.
Could someone help with that?
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