getting curious about multi-core tasking

Louis Santillan lpsantil at gmail.com
Fri Dec 16 22:30:01 UTC 2016


The word you're looking for is CPU Affinity. See [0][1][2][3].

[0] https://sourceforge.net/projects/schedutils/
[1] https://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/setting-processor-affinity-certain-task-or-process.html
[2] http://www.glennklockwood.com/hpc-howtos/process-affinity.html
[3] http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man2/sched_setaffinity.2.html


On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 2:09 PM, Steve Volumetric
<volumetricsteve at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey everyone,
>
> I'm about to set up a server (minecraft, sorry) and what I'd like to do is
> ensure consistency of service, even if it's at the cost of a performance
> hit.
>
> My thinking is, if I can get crux to boot up...some way, maybe it could
> launch and lock all things brought up at system-startup-time to say...core
> 0.  As far as many services would be concerned, they'd be on a single core
> system.
>
> With my other 5 cores, I'd like to designate each core to a particular
> world, and this is done fairly easily, but my real question is up above.
>
> Can I get crux to relegate its services to a single core consistently?  If
> not one, maybe two?
>
> Thanks
>
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