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Re: [SLE] maximum nproc value
  • From: Steve Graegert <graegerts@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2006 21:03:53 +0100
  • Message-id: <6a00c8d50602021203ue91b504wd055785c5b701e53@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 2/2/06, Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Michael Green wrote:
>
> > On 2/2/06, Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> >> Depends on the config. I have a 4-way IBM Netfinity with 2 Gb RAM -
> >> this will do at least 700 processes whilst compiling the Linux
> >> kernel.
> >
> > We are talking about concurrent processes only.
>
> Of course.
>
> > I cannot believe compiling the kernel requires ~700 processes running
> > in parallel.
>
> Hmm, I'm not sure now, maybe it was compiling gcc. I know I saw the
> number showing at least 750.

When I compile my kernels it does not use more than about 8 processes,
+- 2, neither with Linux, not other systems.

\Steve

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