From: Niall O Broin (niall at domain linux.ie)
Date: Wed 15 Aug 2001 - 18:52:24 IST
On Wed, Aug 15, 2001 at 03:21:46PM +0100, John Moylan wrote:
> I have a performance issue with the dual p3 dell 2450 I use for stats
> crunching with Analog.
> I have everything nicely scripted and automatic but I am not getting the
> best use out of my SMP. Every night I run a script with a list of c.30
> analog reports. As the program in question is not written to take
> advantage of SMP.. the reports run one after the other ..from a-b only
> using one processor. Is there an easy way to load different processes
> onto different CPU's ala HPUX's "priocntrl" command. Or failing that,
> anyone got another solution.
Always go for the low tech answer - split your script into two, each with 15
reports. Alternatively have your script run every report in the background -
not sure how this will work with analog - haven't looked at it in a while,
and I only run it on a UP so it hasn't been an issue.
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