[rc5] Dual processors under NT

Eric Gindrup gindrup at okway.okstate.edu
Fri Aug 29 17:38:50 EDT 1997


     No.  Win95 won't.  It's SMP-oblivious.  Of course, "that's a feature."
            -- Eric Gindrup ! gindrup at Okway.okstate.edu


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Subject: Re: [rc5] Dual processors under NT
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Date:    1997/08/29 11:00


On Thu, 28 Aug 1997, Bryan Talbot wrote:
     
> This is an ugly problem that should be very easy to solve in the
> software.  A single call to GetSystemInfo returns the number and types 
> of all processors in the system and is supported by Win95 and WinNT.
> The client should then spawn 1 thread (or process) per cpu found. 
> Simple.
     
Wait a second, are you saying that even Win95 would use both processors 
if I'd just start the commandline client twice? That sounds too simple 
to be true but I'll try it and report what happens.
     
     
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Friedemann Baitinger           baiti at herrenberg.netsurf.de
     
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