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why is ubuntu through vm player not use 100% cpu?

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I am folding a 6903 wu in ubuntu within vmplayer, but in windows, coretemp says its not using 100% cpu, why is that? it is folding currently because it says that 0% completed, but how do i get it to use all cpu? i have it set for 12 threads, eventhough i have 2600k, but that is ok i believe the guide said.
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post #2 of 28
u have to set vm player to use all 8 cores go to documents virtual machines what ever u called it open the vmx file and put this in and it should set it to use all cores

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maxvcpus = "8"
Quote:
numvcpus = "8"
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post #3 of 28
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hmm, what is that file called?
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post #4 of 28
its what ever u called ur vm account thing (sorry dont know the proper term)
but here is a pic of what mine looks like
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post #5 of 28
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so its called ubuntu 64 bit?
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post #6 of 28
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i dont have a VMX file like you, i have a vmfx file, but nothing in there for max cpu stuff
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post #7 of 28
the vmx file wasnt a text file at first i had to make it text
and no it wont be called ubuntu 64 bit it will be named what ever u named the vm
here's another pic, what ever u named ur vm thats the ame of the file

Edited by IXcrispyXI - 10/10/11 at 1:12pm
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post #8 of 28
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which of these do i open with notepad then? or do i create it myself?
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post #9 of 28
what version of vm player did u download?
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post #10 of 28
It's called a machine. Not an account.
Also, it's possible that if you didn't change any settings the VMX file isn't created. Crisp, IDK if you Aussies can upload stuff (since you're upside down it would be downloading), but if you can upload the VMX file for him to stick in that folder.
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