On Friday 15 March 2002 13:15, Ferren MacIntyre wrote:
> Given the difficulty of using dual processors efficiently, is there a
> low-overhead way of dedcating one to background number crunching, while the
> foreground one does the lesser tasks of word- and image-processing? I've
> never had any problem keeping 2 computers gainfully employed in that mode.
There's a CPU affinity patch floating around that lets you nail specific
processes to a CPU... in theory though a good scheduler should take care
of that sort of thing automatically.
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