Subject: Re: Syscalls to set CPU affinity
To: Mindaugas R. <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/18/2007 08:04:36
On Sat, Sep 15, 2007 at 09:54:09PM +0300, Mindaugas R. wrote:
> However, in future I would like to see the ability to control 64 and more
> processors in the set. The API allows dynamic allocation of the set, which
> would be fine for the userland, but perhaps not very conformable in the
> kernel. Any thoughts about these?

Well Sun's Niagra 2 has 8 cores capable of running 8 threads (two blocks
of 4) each.  So support for 64 'processors' is needed now!


David Laight: