etmilleretmiller at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 6 19:15:38 PST 2003
thanks, thats what I was looking for. I tried using
makeopts j3 during my build, and I didn't notice any
Ill try that! ( I think it might be quicker just to
pull a processor out than to rebuild the kernl)
--- torsten <torsten at inetw.net> wrote:
> On Thu the 06 Feb 2003 at 18 hours EST
> EM wrote...
> >I have SMP enabled in my kernel config, but how can
> >tell if the system is taking advantage of SMP? is
> >there a cat /proc/tellmeifmyshitsworking or
> >like that?
> >Are there any SMP tools (packages with SMP
> Reboot. If there are two penguins, there are two
> But more seriously, you can make the kernel tree. I
> once had a dual-1333Mhz Athlon setup, and adding the
> second processor sped up make times by about 80%.
> time make -j3 bzImage
> the -j option specifies the number of compile jobs
> run simultaneously, 3 is a good number for two procs
> - it
> makes sure that there is at least one gcc per proc.
> the time command tells you the total time
> (user, system, total) for the make. Compare
> times for one, two procs (may require recompiling
> kernel for uniprocessor).
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