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

Author: Roy Eassa

Date: 15:46:14 07/27/01

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Please see the thread entitled

  "Permanent Brain ON vs Permanent Brain OFF"

message of which were posted mainly July 25 & 26 (Wednesday & Thursday).

On July 27, 2001 at 16:55:55, Dann Corbit wrote:

>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.

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