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Which function of the kernel creates and writes the information for /proc/stat. In this, would like to know when kernel gets the cpu information(recognises number of cpus).

If possible can anyone explain when exactly kernel knows(reads) cpu count at boot time?

Thanks in advance.

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Check out show_stat() in fs/proc/stat.c

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