[rc5] several processors

Brian Foddy bkfoddy at skypoint.com
Thu Aug 28 20:12:36 EDT 1997


On Thu, 28 Aug 1997 15:06:25 -0400 (EDT), Rocket Socks wrote:

>If a machine has plural processors - I know that you can run plural 
>clients - one per processor.  
>
>But if you only run one client, will that run twice as fast instead? 
>

Doesn't work that way.  For that to occur, the client would
have to be multi-threaded, and RC5 is not.  So you will
have 1 CPU idle, the other busy (although they may swap about).
Brian Foddy
bkfoddy at skypoint.com
Eagan, MN  USA

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