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Subject: [OMPI users] Disabling irqbalance service for better performance of MPI jobs
From: Rahul Nabar (rpnabar_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-14 14:52:01


I have already been using the processor and memory affinity options to
bind the processes to specific cores. Does the presence of the
irqbalance daemon matter? I saw some recommendation to disable this
for a performance boost. Or is this irrelevant?

I am running HPC jobs with no over- nor under-subscription. These are
8 core Nehalem servers.

-- 
Rahul