Summary: CPU problem?

From: Michele Perucic <>
Date: Mon Nov 06 2006 - 14:27:27 EST
Thanks to all who replied. It seemd obvious enough for most people who 
replied: the box had 2 CPUs and the user's code was single-threaded so 
that's why I only saw close to 50% CPU utilization.

Thanks a lot!

On Sun, 5 Nov 2006, Michele Perucic wrote:

> Hi,
> One of my users is having problems with a machine ( uname -a =>
> SunOS xxxx 5.8 Generic_117350-33 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-60).
> He is running some simulations that are taking a very long time; the CPU is 
> constantly used at _less_ than 50% and he's the only user logged in...
> I ran top and I don't see anything else running (i.e. using significant CPU 
> cycles).
> On another similar machine, the user is able to use close to 100% of the CPU.
> Does anybody have an idea about what's going on and what to do?
> Thanks a lot!
> Michele
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