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SubjectRe: threading question (results after thread pooling)
> Hello,
> I have implemented thread pooling (with an environment variable
> where I can give the number of threads to be created). Results:
> 1. Linux, no change in the times (not under 2.2.x or 2.4)
> I am now pretty much inclined to believe that it is either a) hardware
> issue (someone mentioned that SPARCs and MIPSes handle things differently)
> or b) Linux for some reason just cant give me what IRIX/Solaris can in
> this particular case

Hello Ognen,

can you get your hands on an dual AMD Athlon MP 1/1.2 GHz system?
The only mobo currently on the marked is the AMD 760MP based Tyan Thunder K7.
It has (all) the good stuff (Point-to-Point bus, crossbar) which former only
the (big) Alphas/SUN/SGI etc. had.

Dieter Nützel
Graduate Student, Computer Science

University of Hamburg
Department of Computer Science
Cognitive Systems Group
Vogt-Kölln-Straße 30
D-22527 Hamburg, Germany

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