Locking process to core in linux Tags: CPUs Core Processors Linux Last response: August 12, 2010 3:58 PM in CPUs Share Anonymous CPUs Authority July 30, 2010 5:45:03 PM Hello, How can i lock a process to a particular core of the processor (In Linux 2.6 kernel) More about : locking process core linux | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove mcnuggetofdeath July 30, 2010 6:00:56 PM You can change the priority with the "nice" command. But not sure how to lock it to a particular core. http://linux.about.com/library/cmd/blcmdl1_nice.htm ^^^ nice command | Report abuse ricno July 30, 2010 8:04:00 PM Quote: How can i lock a process to a particular core of the processor (In Linux 2.6 kernel) Look at this article, it might be able to help you: http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/setting-processor-affinit... A term often used when speaking of locking a process to a cpu/core is "affinity". That could also help when doing research for this. | Report abuse abikkrishnan August 12, 2010 3:52:28 PM thanks ricno... that helped... I could find a solution to it. sched_setaffinit() in sched.h it works:-) | Report abuse ricno August 12, 2010 3:58:48 PM Glad to be able to help. Good luck! | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>CPUs>Locking process to core in linux> Related ressources: ForumDual core : 1 core locking up at 100%, no process ? ForumNew computer locking up, no error codes. Help!!! ForumNtoskrnl.exe locking one core ForumWhat does the PS4's 8 core CPU mean for PC gaming? Forum- Linux vs Windows- Forumlinux on dfi ps35-bl ForumIntel doesnt bring Core Locking Trouble ! ForumThe process cannot access the file because it is being used by... ForumLinux Lock -ups? ForumIs Linux more frustrating? ForumHelp! Windows 7 either locks on boot, or freezes if it does! ForumLinux -ize Your Notebook ForumI have processor intel core i3 which linux distro can i install ForumATI Linux Drivers Forum[WoW] How I got World of Warcraft to run on Linux ForumWindows 7 multi-processing ForumLooking for sound card suggestion ForumCPU Core ForumIs it possible to mod a dell dimension 4700 mobo to run a core 2(dual or quad) p ForumCore i7 Overclock seems warm More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !