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Re: processor affinity in multithreaded environment

On Mon, Sep 18, 2000 at 09:54:31AM +0530, najim wrote:
> Hi,
> I am developing a tool for binding processes to processors.
> I am not very much sure about the efficiency of  implementing this in a
>  multithreading environment.  I searched in the web for it , but didn't
> meet
> with much success. If any of you know  any pointers to processor
> affinity in multithreaded environment please send me.

Linux doesn't have such a mechanism built in. There are patches floating
around on the net, implementing SGI's API for processor binding.

Search the archives of linux-kernel for the patch.

I myself submitted a patch to Linus sometime a couple of years ago. But
I don't think it ever made it.