[Beowulf] VMC - Virtual Machine Console
bill at platform.com
Wed Jan 16 08:53:39 PST 2008
Try the man pages for the taskset command on Linux 2.6 machine. There are also system calls sched_setaffinity() and sched_getaffinity()
From: beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org [mailto:beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org]On Behalf Of Michael H. Frese
Sent: January 16, 2008 11:33 AM
To: "Jeffrey B. Layton"laytonjb at charter.net
Cc: beowulf at beowulf.org
Subject: Re: [Beowulf] VMC - Virtual Machine Console
At 08:31 AM 1/16/2008, Jeffrey B. Layton wrote:
- With multi-core processors, to get the best performance you want to
assign a process to a core.
Excuse my ignorance, please, but can someone tell me how to do that on Linux (2.6 kernels would be fine)?
The kernel scheduler -- as opposed to a cluster scheduler -- is a complete black box as far as I know.
While I am it, where do I find a minimal list of processes necessary to run a cluster node. I can't see any reason to run the PC Smart Card demon, pcscd, but I don't know what else I can pitch.
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