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RE: st: StataMP will not utilize multiple processors (Windows XP)


From   "Cohen, Elan" <cohened@upmc.edu>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: StataMP will not utilize multiple processors (Windows XP)
Date   Fri, 31 Jul 2009 11:10:48 -0400

>> I'm running StataMP on a Windows server running XP. 
>> The computer has a Quad core processor, so 8 processors show up in the 
>> task manager (due to hyper threading, I believe).
>> 
>> However, if I run a command, such as bootstrap, Stata will only 
>> allocate 1 processor to do the job.
>
><snip>
>
>> . creturn list
>> ...
>>           c(born_date) = "02 Feb 2009"
>>               c(flavor) = "IC"
>
><snip>
>
>You have installed Stata Intercooled not MP (see: c(flavor) ).
>
>Hope this helps,
>Maarten

 
According to -help creturn-

c(flavor) returns a string containing "Small" or "IC" according to the version of Stata that you are running.  	c(flavor)="IC" for Stata/MP and Stata/SE, as well as Stata/IC.

Also, creturn does give me: c(MP) = 1.

- Elan


>-----------------------------------------
>Maarten L. Buis
>Institut fuer Soziologie
>Universitaet Tuebingen
>Wilhelmstrasse 36
>72074 Tuebingen
>Germany
>
>http://home.fsw.vu.nl/m.buis/
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>


      

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