[cfarm-users] Nice on GCC202?

Jeff Law law at redhat.com
Fri Mar 9 00:25:20 CET 2018

On 03/08/2018 03:55 PM, Jeffrey Walton via cfarm-users wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> GCC202 is a Sparc64 machine. It has 16 cpus and each cpu has 16 cores
> for a total of 256 virtual cpu's.
> My question is, what is nice? Should I use 8 cores, or can I use 128 of them?
I just recently started firing off jobs over there.  I've throttled mine
at 64.  At 128 the machine swapped like hell and was uber-slow.

I haven't yet checked to see if 64 avoids swapping or not.


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