[ns] Multi processor systems
Thu, 6 Jul 2000 21:11:30 +0100 (BST)
On Thu, 6 Jul 2000, John Heidemann wrote:
> >On Thu, 6 Jul 2000, Mark Butler wrote:
> >> I'm thinking of running NS on a multi-processor computer.
> >to what goal? the standard ns is single-threaded, so you're likely to
> >load up a single processor and nothing else.
> >I've had ns use 50% of the computing power of a dual-processor
> >Sparc20, 25% of a 4-processor UltraSparc...
> While no single ns job will use multiple CPUs, running multiple
> independent ns jobs is a fine way to make use of CPUs.
...local admin policy permitting.
besides, how do you tell runq how many processors a machine has?