Re: [SQU] Locking squid to one processor on a dual processor machine

From: Colin Campbell <>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 14:36:47 +1000 (EST)


On Tue, 23 Jan 2001, Brett Lymn wrote:

> According to Colin Campbell:
> >
> >>
> >> Are there docs about it or does anyone know how this is done?
> >
> >It will be os-specific. Frinstance, on Solaris it's "pbind".
> >
> Yes, and if the scheduler has been written halfway sanely then it
> would try hard not to migrate a process across processors unless it
> was _really_ necessary so as to use cached data - this is called
> processor affinity and the scheduler takes care of it. You really
> shouldn't need to bind a process to a processor....

Agreed, however one of the more useful features of such commands is
(typically) the ability to bind a process exclusively.


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