Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 17th Mar 2007 19:30 UTC, submitted by IdaAshley
Linux "As evidenced by major central processing unit vendors, multi-core processors are poised to dominate the desktop and embedded space. With multiprocessing comes greater performance but also new problems. This article explores the ideas behind multiprocessing and developing applications for Linux that exploit SMP."
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RE[2]: SMP is as old as the hills..
by jebb on Sat 17th Mar 2007 21:47 UTC in reply to "RE: SMP is as old as the hills.."
jebb
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Hum, if this was sarcasm, I don't get it. Name one case where it makes the slightest difference for Joe User, whether both cores sit in the same socket or not?

'course if Joe User is a bearded computer science student who gets a kick out of pushing the Hypertransports of his dual-opty to the limit, you may be right.

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