[erlang-questions] How many scheduler threads to I need?

doug mansell doug.mansell@REDACTED
Tue Mar 11 13:44:27 CET 2008

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 12:53 PM, Convey Christian J NPRI
<ConveyCJ@REDACTED> wrote:
> Could someone clear this up for me please?
>  When I run a simple, single-process Erlang function from the erl shell, I light up both CPU cores on my computer. So...
>  * How does a single process light up two cores?  Is one core busy with garbage collection or something?

Running this test under Vista i can see that both CPUs show some
activity, but looking deeper with process explorer there's only
actually one busy thread.  So the OS is scheduling it to run on both


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