[rc5] several processors

Jeff Lawson jlawson at hmc.edu
Sat Aug 30 22:38:24 EDT 1997


At 04:52 PM 8/28/97 -0600, Eric Gindrup wrote:
>        Is it very hard to have a pre-client detect the number of 
>     processors and then fork() (or equivalent) the right number of client

>     instances?
>        I'd suspect that on some systems it's just impossible to get the 
>     number of processors from the system.  But most of the ones I've 
>     written to have *something* that will do the trick.  DOS is an
obvious 
>     exception since SMP BIOSes don't seem to be quite interchangeable.

This feature is actually currently in internal testing and will be
available in the next release of the clients.


Jeff
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