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NAME

       lscpu - display information about the CPU architecture

SYNOPSIS

       lscpu [-a|-b|-c] [-x] [-s directory] [-e[=list]|-p[=list]]
       lscpu -h|-V

DESCRIPTION

       lscpu  gathers  CPU  architecture  information  from sysfs and /proc/cpuinfo.  The command
       output can be optimized for parsing or for easy readability by  humans.   The  information
       includes, for example, the number of CPUs, threads, cores, sockets, and Non-Uniform Memory
       Access (NUMA) nodes.  There is also information about the CPU caches  and  cache  sharing,
       family, model, bogoMIPS, byte order, and stepping.

       Options  that  result  in  an  output  table  have  a list argument.  Use this argument to
       customize the command output.  Specify a comma-separated list of column  labels  to  limit
       the  output  table  to  only  the specified columns, arranged in the specified order.  See
       COLUMNS for a list of valid column labels.  The column labels are not case sensitive.

       Not all columns  are  supported  on  all  architectures.   If  an  unsupported  column  is
       specified, lscpu prints the column but does not provide any data for it.

   COLUMNS
       Note  that  topology  elements (core, socket, etc.) use sequential unique ID starting from
       zero, but CPU logical numbers follow kernel  where  is  no  guarantee  of  the  sequential
       numbering.

       CPU    The logical CPU number of a CPU as used by the Linux kernel.

       CORE   The logical core number.  A core can contain several CPUs.

       SOCKET The logical socket number.  A socket can contain several cores.

       BOOK   The logical book number.  A book can contain several sockets.

       NODE   The logical NUMA node number.  A node may contain several books.

       CACHE  Information about how caches are shared between CPUs.

       ADDRESS
              The physical address of a CPU.

       ONLINE Indicator that shows whether the Linux instance currently makes use of the CPU.

       CONFIGURED
              Indicator  that  shows  if  the  hypervisor  has  allocated  the CPU to the virtual
              hardware on which the Linux instance runs.  CPUs that are  configured  can  be  set
              online  by  the  Linux  instance.   This column contains data only if your hardware
              system and hypervisor support dynamic CPU resource allocation.

       POLARIZATION
              This column contains data for Linux instances that run on virtual hardware  with  a
              hypervisor   that   can  switch  the  CPU  dispatching  mode  (polarization).   The
              polarization can be:

              horizontal  The workload is spread across all available CPUs.

              vertical    The workload is concentrated on few CPUs.

              For vertical polarization, the column also shows the degree of concentration, high,
              medium,  or  low.   This  column  contains  data  only  if your hardware system and
              hypervisor support CPU polarization.

              MMHZ   Maximum megaherz value for the cpu.  Useful when lscpu is used  as  hardware
                     inventory  information  gathering  tool.  Notice that the megahertz value is
                     dynamic, and driven by CPU governor depending on current resource need.

OPTIONS

       -a, --all
              Include lines for online and offline CPUs in the output  (default  for  -e).   This
              option may only be specified together with option -e or -p.

       -b, --online
              Limit  the  output  to  online  CPUs  (default  for  -p).   This option may only be
              specified together with option -e or -p.

       -c, --offline
              Limit the output to offline CPUs.  This option may only be specified together  with
              option -e or -p.

       -e, --extended[=list]
              Display the CPU information in human readable format.

              If  the  list  argument  is  omitted,  all  columns for which data is available are
              included in the command output.

              When specifying the list argument, the string of option, equal sign (=),  and  list
              must  not  contain  any  blanks  or  other  whitespace.  Examples: '-e=cpu,node' or
              '--extended=cpu,node'.

       -h, --help
              Display help text and exit.

       -p, --parse[=list]
              Optimize the command output for easy parsing.

              If the list argument is omitted, the command  output  is  compatible  with  earlier
              versions  of lscpu.  In this compatible format, two commas are used to separate CPU
              cache columns.  If no CPU caches are identified the cache column is omitted.
              If the list argument is used, cache columns are separated with a colon (:).

              When specifying the list argument, the string of option, equal sign (=),  and  list
              must  not  contain  any  blanks  or  other  whitespace.  Examples: '-p=cpu,node' or
              '--parse=cpu,node'.

       -s, --sysroot directory
              Gather CPU data for a Linux instance other than the instance from which  the  lscpu
              command  is  issued.   The  specified  directory  is  the  system root of the Linux
              instance to be inspected.

       -x, --hex
              Use hexadecimal masks for CPU sets (for example 0x3).  The default is to print  the
              sets in list format (for example 0,1).

       -V, --version
              Display version information and exit.

BUGS

       The basic overview of CPU family, model, etc. is always based on the first CPU only.

       Sometimes in Xen Dom0 the kernel reports wrong data.

       On virtual hardware the number of cores per socket, etc. can be wrong.

AUTHOR

       Cai Qian <qcai@redhat.com>
       Karel Zak <kzak@redhat.com>
       Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com>

SEE ALSO

       chcpu(8)

AVAILABILITY

       The   lscpu   command   is   part   of  the  util-linux  package  and  is  available  from
       ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/.