Computer Chess Club Archives




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

Author: Dann Corbit

Date: 13:55:55 07/27/01

Go up one level in this thread

On July 27, 2001 at 16:51:08, Roy Eassa wrote:

>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.)

Not when both engines play on the same machine.
No way.

This page took 0.06 seconds to execute

Last modified: Thu, 07 Jul 11 08:48:38 -0700

Current Computer Chess Club Forums at Talkchess. This site by Sean Mintz.