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Re: 64 bit Dual-Core Moron

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>> Andrew Sackville-West:
>> To use all cores available when compiling a kernel, you don't need to
>> run several compilation jobs at the same time. Just set
>> CONCURRENCY_LEVEL to the number of cores you have.
> I looks like both CPUs are doing their thing on the kernel compile. Here
> is a quick look at the top info:
> top - 11:56:30 up 4 days,  3:17,  3 users,  load average: 1.15, 1.19, 0.85
> Tasks:  80 total,   2 running,  78 sleeping,   0 stopped,   0 zombie
> Cpu0  : 46.9%us,  3.9%sy,  0.0%ni, 46.6%id,  2.6%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.0%si,  0.0%st
> Cpu1  : 41.7%us,  5.8%sy,  0.0%ni, 52.1%id,  0.0%wa,  0.0%hi,  0.3%si,  0.0%st

No, it looks like both cores are idle about 50% of the time. This
happens because the kernel tries to distribute load evenly to all
available CPUs.

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