Comments 1 Posted In Other Hyperthreading Latest response 2020-11-16T10:51:00+00:00 How to activate the hyperthreading of a VM redhat 7 this one being under vmware? GE Started 2020-11-13T14:55:35+00:00 by Gilles Eberhardt Community Member 47 points Log in to join the conversation Responses Sort By Oldest Sort By Newest SM Guru 6250 points 16 November 2020 10:46 AM Sadashiva Murthy M Hello Gilles Eberhardt, This is mostly a BIOS feature but could vary from one to another virtualization technology. If you look at the output of the file '/proc/cpuinfo' OR by running the command "lscpu" you could get to know by taking the "Sockets", "Cores per Socket" and "Threads Per Core" parameter into considerations. You may run the command "# grep "physical id" /proc/cpuinfo|sort -u|wc -l" to list out the number of physical processors available on the system. This article may help to get more details https://access.redhat.com/solutions/224883 If hyper-threading is enabled then the "Threads per Core" parameter would tell you about it. You may run this command to verify this "# lscpu | egrep "Socket|Core|Thread"". Read more about this here What is hyper-threading and how do I configure it? I hope this helps!