kernel crash on Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 2.66GHz 4-cpus machine
Andrea.Puglisi at roma1.infn.it
Mon Aug 21 14:44:48 UTC 2006
> OK, one thing left to investigate. Just to be sure, how long have you run the
> test? It's about 2h for a single step.
It took about 30 minutes to perform all tests, then it started it again
and I quit it (I thought it was a infinite loop). Should I do it many
> It's a HyperThreading processor. It's *seen* as 2 processors / CPU but in
> fact it's just useless in the majority of situation. We ended up disabling it
> in the BIOS for ours...
what does it mean exactly? if I disable it, does it mean I lose
computational power? 2 processors instead of 4 is of course worst, but if
two of them are only virtual, then the total power (number of operation
per clock tick) should remain similar, am I right?
> Things to try now:
> - Disable HyperThreading
> - Disable one CPU => You end up with only one CPU
> - Try again your simulation.
Now I disabled HyperThreading, but I could not disable one cpu (at least
on the bios setup). Therefore now my kernel has recognized two processors.
I've just launched two simulations. Let's see what happens.
> - Remove all devices you don't need. Keep only one disk for example.
> - Run simulation again.
Then I will try this too.
Thanks a lot!!
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