Not able to assign RHEL subscription to system as /proc/cpuinfo reporting wrong number of CPU sockets.

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • A HP system with two dual core CPUs is not able to subscribe to a base channel as /proc/cpuinfo is reporting wrong number of Physical CPUs.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8
  • RHEL upto 2 socket or RHEL 1-2 socket subscription

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