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How set smp client to fold on 6 threads ?

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As the title says I would still like to leave two threads of my 2600k open to possibly game or for virtual machines while im folding. How do I setup the smp client to fold on 6 threads only ?

Thanks

EDIT: i've tried adding -smp 6 but I just get ~12% usage ie. 1 thread

EDIT2: it seems adding just -smp to the shortcut still gives me 12% usage. I must have missed something..:S
Edited by Crack_Fox - 10/24/11 at 6:55am
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set -smp 6 in the settings
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You are adding the -smp flag in the shortcut to the cleint, correct?

-smp 6 is the proper way of setting this flag for 6 threads.
 
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I figured out the problem. The client woudln't fold on more than one thread if i set '-advmethods flag always, requesting new advanced scientific cores and/or work units if available' to yes. Strange
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You'll have to set the '-smp' flag from the first start to get smp WU from the beginning. You should be able to have the advmethods always on, that won't matter how many threads you fold on.
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