[RC5] Dual Processor

root at brain.acmelabs.com root at brain.acmelabs.com
Fri Jan 8 17:03:08 EST 1999


I dont get it, why would i get two threads on only the machine that has
two processors? Im only running one client. In the client i go to view ->
block progress and i get two graphs. CPU1: %45 complete, CPU2: 69%
complete. If im confused its because the client is confusing me on
purpose. :)

On Fri, 8 Jan 1999, Mike Silbersack wrote:

> On Fri, 8 Jan 1999 15:19:30 -0500 (EST), root at brain.acmelabs.com wrote:
> 
> >Well, i dont know what all the talk is about but I have a v2.7100.417
> >client running on a win95 box that just happened to have a second
> >processor. The client runs two cracks, one on each processor.
> >
> >It works in 95, shouldnt it work in 98?
> 
> That's not possible.  Sure, the mulitthreaded clients will let you run
> many threads on one processor, but the win32 clients are not capable of
> using more than one processor on a win95/98 box.  You're probably
> confusing multiple threads with multiple processors.
> 
> Mike "Silby" Silbersack
> silby at silby.com
> distributed.net Technical Support / Programming
> 
> 
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