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Old 07-20-2009, 09:00 AM   #1
matux
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Multiprocessor Question


Hi,

I have a multiprocessor machine and was wondering is it possible to dedicate one processor to an individual process and let the other processor hanle all other running programs.


For example:

Processor 1 handles program A
Processor 2 handles programs B,C,D,E

I'm presuming it needs to be done at the Kernel level but just wondering if its possible and if anyone would have a few pointers.

MAny thanks
 
Old 07-20-2009, 10:43 AM   #2
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Yes, it is possible to set "CPU affinity" on Linux:

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/li...-affinity.html
http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/settin...r-process.html

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Old 07-20-2009, 12:58 PM   #3
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Thats perfect,

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