RE: multiple processors?

Jensen Harris (jensen.harris@yale.edu)
Mon, 21 Apr 1997 20:25:18 -0400


On Monday, April 21, 1997 8:05 PM, Michael Nelson
[SMTP:Michael@marge.ccb.usu.edu] wrote:
> We have a few dual processor PentiumPro servers that we would like to
> donate to the effort. (Well, OK, just their spare CPU cycles :-)
>
> I haven't figured out how to get deschall to utilize both processors.
> The servers are running NT. When I run deschall twice they run the same
> as a single instance which suggests NT is placing them on different
> processors.
>
> Is there some way to get deschall to use both processors without running
> two instances of it?

No, because DESCHALL is single-threaded. Only different threads can be run on
different processors. If you run two instances, NT will load balance and put
them on different processors.

Jensen