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Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2011 00:07:37 -0500
From: Stephen Reese <>
Subject: Re: OpenMP not using all threads

On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 11:29 PM, Solar Designer <> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 07:55:50PM -0500, Stephen Reese wrote:
>> The tests were on a Linode which is shared XEN hosting.
> [...]
>> What I am trying to achieve: I have 42 DES passwords and three
>> Linodes.
> BTW, you might be violating Linode's Terms of Service, depending on
> their interpretation of it:
> "Prohibited Usage
> You agree that any of the below activities are considered prohibited
> usage and will result in immediate account suspension or cancellation
> without a refund and the possibility that will impose fees;
> and/or pursue civil remedies without providing advance notice.
> Misuse of System Resources: Intentional misuse of system resources,
> including but not limited to employing programs that consume excessive
> network capacity, CPU cycles, or disk IO."
> You could want to inquire with them to make sure they're OK with this
> sort of use.
> Also, you could want to check the logical CPU count as seen from your
> Xen VM:
> grep -c ^processor /proc/cpuinfo
> This will probably print 4 or 8.  You need to adjust the number of
> processes accordingly.
> Alexander


Thanks for heads-up but I have spoken with Linode about their ToS.

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