From: Albert (mailmd2011_at_gmail.com)
Date: Thu Sep 05 2013 - 04:02:10 CDT

On 09/05/2013 08:01 AM, Norman Geist wrote:
> Hi Albert,
>
> how do you know that? As far as I know tachyon uses a shared memory parallelism, therefore you will usually find _one_ process only, what doesn't mean, it uses only one core. Check the amount of cpu usage percentage the process has, you might notice some 100%.
>
> Norman Geist.

that's very easy to monitor this. I checked the usage of CPU by htop
command. I only see very small amount of percentage was used...

Albert

>
>> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu [mailto:owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu] Im
>> Auftrag von Albert
>> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 4. September 2013 10:05
>> An: vmd maillist
>> Betreff: vmd-l: how to enable multiple core rendering?
>>
>> Hello:
>>
>> I am using the tachyon engine for rendering in VMD-1.9.1 and I notice
>> that only one core of my CPU was used for job. I am just wondering how
>> can we enable multiple core for the rendering course?
>>
>> thank you very much
>> Albert