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Re: [OT] Process on which processor

On Mon, Jan 13, 2003 at 12:32:43PM -0800, nate wrote:
> there was a SMP patch for procps a couple years ago, which also added
> SMP support to top. I remember the 'ps' from it would show which processor
> a process was on. So look into that. perhaps a recompile of procps will
> give SMP support. I have a redhat 7.3 system here which has a SMP-aware
> top but ps doesn't seem to show anything CPU related.
> looks like the more recent versions of procps do not sport a SMP aware ps,
> I just recompiled the latest from sourceforge and do not see anything
> SMP except in top.
> so you may need to get a much older version of procps and install it with
> the patch(this may be the right patch):


Be careful of applying the words "older" and "newer" to procps. There
are two forks of its codebase, and I don't think their version numbers
track each other.

It wouldn't be the first time that Red Hat and Debian have ended up for
various historical reasons on two different branches of a fork: man and
man-db come to mind, but at least there the packages have different

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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