[torqueusers] Altix cpusets

David Singleton David.Singleton at anu.edu.au
Thu Oct 27 22:17:45 MDT 2005


Chris Samuel wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Oct 2005 08:40 am, Garrick Staples wrote:
> 
> 
>>While we're on the subject, that cpuset code is Linux-specific, right?
> 
> 
> It's Altix specific I believe.
> 
> There is also now a kernel implementation of cpusets that is significantly 
> different to the older Altix version, I don't know if SGI are going to pick 
> that up or stick to their API..
> 
> Chris
> 

SGI ProPack4 based on SLES9 (2.6 kernel) uses the standard Linux
cpusets (SGI wrote it!).  And, yes, its different (much better).
I would use the Linux 2.6 cpusets on Opterons if I had them

David

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