[RC5] How to detect the number of processors on a UNIX

Christopher Hodson (Consultant) cmh at fpk.hp.com
Thu Jan 29 10:26:41 EST 1998


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Chris Vanden Berghe wrote:
> 
> I've got rc564-solaris251-6403-320-mt running on a multiprocessor system
> (min 8), but I don't know how many processors it contains.  So sue me ;-)
> If there is no way of asking anybody, what is the best number to number to
> use for the numcpu option?
> 
> Chris.
> ____

Try running top.
--
Christopher M. Hodson

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