config.sys file syntax for dedicated CPU thread to GPU

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Message 1914092 - Posted: 19 Jan 2018, 21:35:04 UTC

Is there a command I can insert into the config.sys file to dedicate a whole CPU thread to GPU tasks (in a multithreaded system) and override the fractional CPU assigned by SETI?
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Message 1914111 - Posted: 19 Jan 2018, 23:22:28 UTC - in response to Message 1914092.  

There is no config.sys file in BOINC. There are the cc_config.xml file, and the app_config.xml file. For documentation on these and their flags/options, see https://boinc.berkeley.edu/wiki/Client_configuration and https://boinc.berkeley.edu/wiki/Client_configuration#Application_configuration respectively.

But the easiest thing to do is to tell BOINC to run with one less CPU core via the Use at most N% of the CPUs option. Set this to 99% to run with one CPU core less. The value is an integer, so 99% will always free one whole core, no matter how many cores (logical and virtual) you have.
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Message 1914165 - Posted: 20 Jan 2018, 3:46:16 UTC - in response to Message 1914111.  

Thanks, I meant the cc.config file. Chalk it up to posting at the end of a long week.
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