[AG-TECH] vic w2k and dual cpu

Bob Olson olson at mcs.anl.gov
Wed Apr 3 12:06:19 CST 2002

Hmm, interesting data point!

Looks like GetProcessAffinityMask and SetProcessAffinityMask are what are


I don't know if there's a mechanism for doing this on an unmodified
program tho.


On Wed, 3 Apr 2002, S.Booth wrote:

> We have a dual cpu display node running windows 2000. 
> With a heavy load I find it MUCH better to use the task manager to set the
> cpu affinity for vic to a single cpu only.
> Tcl applications like vic seem to be unable to multi-thread and Windows
> 2000 seems to keep bouncing the process between cpus which seems to give
> the sticky window problem.
> Does anyone know a way of geting vic to start with a default processor
> affinity.
> 				Stephen 
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