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  1. #1

    FC 6 using both cpu's?

    Im pretty new to Linux and was wondering if my server is really running on both cpu's. (think its should since the kernel is SMP..)

    OS: Fedora Core 6
    System: Dual Xeon 2.8

    Output from uname -a:

    Linux localhost 2.6.18-1.2798.fc6 #1 SMP Mon Oct 16 14:39:22 EDT 2006 x86_64 x86 _64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

    Output from TOP:

    top - 10:41:15 up 1 day, 1:13, 2 users, load average: 0.20, 0.18, 0.10
    Tasks: 95 total, 1 running, 94 sleeping, 0 stopped, 0 zombie
    Cpu(s): 0.7%us, 0.5%sy, 0.0%ni, 98.8%id, 0.0%wa, 0.0%hi, 0.0%si, 0.0%st
    Mem: 1538280k total, 1219372k used, 318908k free, 158348k buffers
    Swap: 2031608k total, 0k used, 2031608k free, 699492k cached

    Should'nt I see more CPU's or does top only show you the total load of all processors?

    Is there any other way/program that can display this better? The server runs 1 CS Source server (32 players) and I would also like to see weather HLDS load is distributed over the 2 CPU's (even though HLDS isn't capable of using two CPU's).



  2. #2
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    Run the graphical process-manager.

    It wil show you graphically the load on both cpu's.
    Of course you will need to make sure you are using a SMP kernel!

  3. #3
    Thx Redman.

    Please forgive my "noobishness" but how do I:

    A) Find out if my kernel is an SMP kernel?
    B) Whats the name/command for the graphical process-manager?

    Many thanks for your reply.


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    according to the output of 'uname' that you had posted, you are using SMP kernel only.
    for graphical process manager, execute this
    OR look in Menu for entry 'System Monitor'.

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