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Subject: Re: PONDER=ON and TableBases on 1 PC

Author: Roy Eassa

Date: 13:51:08 07/27/01

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On July 27, 2001 at 04:32:48, Dann Corbit wrote:

>On July 27, 2001 at 04:23:37, Matthias Gemuh wrote:
>>Hi Experts,
>>are there any possible conflicts when 2 engines use the same TBS with Ponder ON
>Shouldn't be.  Unless someone did something stupid.
>They're just reading, after all.  I am assuming that you are talking about a
>multiple CPU machine, so that ponder=on isn't pure nonesense.

Be careful, Dann.  Dr. Hyatt has argued strongly that ponder should always be
on, even with a single CPU.  (It seemed counter-intuitive to me too, but you
should check out his recent postings -- over the past couple days, I think.)

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