Commands tagged nproc (3)

  • sort is way slow by default. This tells sort to use a buffer equal to half of the available free memory. It also will use multiple process for the sort equal to the number of cpus on your machine (if greater than 1). For me, it is magnitudes faster. If you put this in your bash_profile or startup file, it will be set correctly when bash is started. sort -S1 --parallel=2 <(echo) &>/dev/null && alias sortfast='sort -S$(($(sed '\''/MemF/!d;s/[^0-9]*//g'\'' /proc/meminfo)/2048)) $([ `nproc` -gt 1 ]&&echo -n --parallel=`nproc`)' Alternative echo|sort -S10M --parallel=2 &>/dev/null && alias sortfast="command sort -S$(($(sed '/MemT/!d;s/[^0-9]*//g' /proc/meminfo)/1024-200)) --parallel=$(($(command grep -c ^proc /proc/cpuinfo)*2))" Show Sample Output


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    alias sortfast='sort -S$(($(sed '\''/MemF/!d;s/[^0-9]*//g'\'' /proc/meminfo)/2048)) $([ `nproc` -gt 1 ]&&echo -n --parallel=`nproc`)'
    AskApache · 2012-02-28 01:34:58 3
  • Check whether hyperthreading is enabled or not. a better solution as nproc should work on all OS with awk Show Sample Output


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    awk -F: '/^core id/ && !P[$2] { CORES++; P[$2]=1 }; /^physical id/ && !N[$2] { CPUs++; N[$2]=1 }; END { print CPUs*CORES }' /proc/cpuinfo
    emphazer · 2018-05-14 14:17:33 0
  • This “sysload” alias converts the load average to percentages and divides them by the number of CPUs/cores. It may provide a more intuitive guesstimate of how much work the server is doing. Show Sample Output


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    alias sysload='printf "System load (1m/5m/15m): "; for l in 1 2 3 ; do printf "%.1f%s" "$(( $(cat /proc/loadavg | cut -f $l -d " ") * 100 / $(nproc) ))" "% "; done; printf "\n"'
    lordtoran · 2021-03-27 17:10:53 28

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