View Full Version : OpenGL - Using Dual Processor

09-07-2006, 08:13 AM
This may be off topic, but I have a new computer with Centrino Duo processor... I have moved up a series of Dell laptops M60->M70-M90.

I have searched and searched for compilation options to take advantage of the two procesors. I do not see an option to use -mtune, for example.

Any ideas of where to look, or is this hopeless.

Thanks for all the help.

09-07-2006, 09:10 AM
There are no compiler flags for using multiple CPUs, you have to write extra code for that.

Do a search for "multithreading". But I must warn you, this is no easy topic.

Before you ask: There is no real multithreading support in OpenGL, but you can of course let one thread do the drawing and another thread for example physics.