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Old 12-26-2003, 06:49 AM   #1
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Switching off a CPU of a multiple CPU machine


I wanted to find out the procedure if

1) a CPU in a multiple processor machine can be switched off at a OS level.
2) If I can bind a process to use a particular CPU whenever it starts.

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K Ravi Sudhakar
Old 12-26-2003, 10:13 AM   #2
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Try to google on "linux affinity mask". Aw heck, here, I already did it for you:


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