NUMA Support on SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server

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NUMA (Non-Uniform MemoryAccess or Non-Uniform Memory Architecture)
Intel Itanium
SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9
SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 10


Does SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server Support NUMA?


Additional Information

Currently SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 SP3 does not support NUMA under the EM64T architecture.

NUMA is however supported under the AMD64 and Itanium architectures.

SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 10 is expected to ship with NUMA support for EM64T.

For more information on NUMA on SLES see "A NUMA API for LINUX Technical White Paper" at

Formerly known as TID# 10101045


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  • Document ID:3665013
  • Creation Date: 28-Sep-2007
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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