Re: [RFC] Multiprocessor Control Interfaces

From: Tim Hockin (
Date: Tue Dec 11 2001 - 13:16:51 EST

Jason Baietto wrote:
> On Mon, 2001-12-10 at 20:38, Tim Hockin wrote:
> >
> > Not finished, but could be.
> Yes, many similarities. I like the idea of having a single system
> call that provides so much multiprocessor control and information.
> If such a system call was ever standardized upon, I would gladly
> support it in my "run" tool, though I fear that it would always be
> functionally limited without /proc present.

Adding /proc/ interfaces like cpus_allowed or similar is just gravy on top
of pset, which I think is a good interface.

Tim Hockin
Systems Software Engineer
Sun Microsystems, Cobalt Server Appliances
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