CPUCTL(8)               NetBSD System Manager's Manual               CPUCTL(8)

     cpuctl -- program to control CPUs

     cpuctl command [arguments]

     The cpuctl command can be used to control and inspect the state of CPUs
     in the system.

     The first argument, command, specifies the action to take.  Valid com-
     mands are:

     identify cpu     Output information on the specified CPU's features and
                      capabilities.  Not available on all architectures.

     list             For each CPU in the system, display the current state
                      and time of the last state change.

     offline cpuno    Set the specified CPU off line.

                      Unbound LWPs (lightweight processes) will not be exe-
                      cuted on the CPU while it is off line.  Bound LWPs will
                      continue to be executed on the CPU, and device inter-
                      rupts routed to the CPU will continue to be handled.  A
                      future release of the system may allow device interrupts
                      to be re-routed away from individual CPUs.

                      At least one CPU in the system must remain on line.

     online cpuno     Set the specified CPU on line, making it available to
                      run unbound LWPs.

     /dev/cpuctl  control device

     psrset(8), schedctl(8)

     The cpuctl command first appeared in NetBSD 5.0.

NetBSD 5.1                       June 22, 2008                      NetBSD 5.1

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