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Re: [Condor-users] Number of VMs not correctly detected automatically

You could just force NUM_CPUS=8 and that will do what you want.

Steve Timm

On Wed, 26 Mar 2008, Ángel de Vicente wrote:

Hi Dan,

Dan Bradley wrote:
Are you setting COUNT_HYPERTHREAD_CPUS = False?  Prior to Condor 6.9.5,
there are known problems in which condor gets confused between
hyperthreading and multi-cores.

Yes, that did the trick... But assuming I want to count only real CPUs
(then setting COUNT_HYPERTHREAD_CPUS = False), I guess I will have to

Another related question:

If I want Condor to leave all the machine anytime there is any console
or keyboard activity I used to have the settings:


I understand that the CONSOLE one is not necessary, it will
automatically default to all CPUs available, but the KEYBOARD one
defaults to 1, so I would have to set upt the variable for each of the
multi-core machines. Is there a possibility in newer versions to set
this automatically to the number of CPUs (as per

Thanks a lot,
Ángel de Vicente

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