affinity of main thread is bound to current core

Jan Kiszka jan.kiszka at
Thu Aug 22 16:51:57 CEST 2019

On 21.08.19 14:12, Lange Norbert via Xenomai wrote:
> Hello,
> I use Xenomai master on ipipe-core-4.19.60-x86-5.
> I start out with an affinity mask of 0xF, in the function cobalt_init_2,  pthread_setschedparam will get called, after the syscall sc_cobalt_thread_setschedparam_ex the affinity mask will contain a single CPU (supposedly the current one).
> All methods to control affinity are executed before this point (cmdline args, /proc/xenomai/affinity), so there is no working way to control it.

Not sure I get the problem yet: "some-xenomai-app --cpu-affinity X" seems to 
work fine, so does setting /proc/xenomai/affinity. Can you describe more 
concretely what behaves unexpectedly, maybe with a test case?


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