threads or processes?

Joe Wong joewong at mango.cc
Fri Oct 8 08:03:21 CEST 2004


Hi, I have a process with 5 threads. Each thread is a close loop doing the same operation. What is the difference between running 5 threads and 5 processes in this case? The program is to be run on a 1 Xeon CPU with Hyper-threading enabled system. It is running on a 2.4.20 kernel.

Regards,

- Joe


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