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Poll Results: Which performs best?

 
  • 7% (1)
    Windows Console - Two Instances
  • 23% (3)
    Windows SMP
  • 0% (0)
    Linux Console - Two Instances
  • 69% (9)
    Linux SMP (64bit only)
  • 0% (0)
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  • 0% (0)
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post #11 of 16
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Yes SMP is symmetric multiprocessing.
Allows both cores to work on a single WU
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symmetric_multiprocessing
    
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post #12 of 16
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Originally Posted by Go Gators! View Post
So should I run the windows SMP even if I have a single core cpu that is rather slow? I could swear I remember reading a FAQ that said only use that for multi-core systems
You could try to run it but I don't think any single core would be fast enough to finish the work units before the deadlines, so they would just expire.
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thanks for the info... I guess I will keep pushing the console :-)
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post #14 of 16
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Wait a minute- I don't see anywhere that it's 64bit OS, maybe it's just 64bit CPU? Well, that doesn't really make sense, because to take advantage of 64bit CPU, you need a 64bit OS... right?

Maybe there is a chance that the linux SMP will run on my setup?
Any thoughts? I could be 110% completely wrong...
    
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post #15 of 16
Dpawl31,
The Linux SMP Client requires a 64bit OS. You could run Ubuntu Linux Native if you wanted.
Here is a link to it http://us.releases.ubuntu.com/feisty/ubuntu-7.04-desktop-amd64.iso

If you can get it to install in VMWare, you could run it. Like you said though, it may require vitualization in order to run the 64bit Linux on you 32bit Windows.
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post #16 of 16
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Yeah I'm all set with a 64bit os, lol.
No where near as much support for it, so, meh.
I'll just wait for the port they are supposedly working on (to 32bit).

Thanks Knitelife.
    
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