|affinity||integer that describes the set of processors on which the process is allowed to run. For example, on a 8 processor system if you want your process to be executed only on processors 3 and 4 than you choose affinity like this : 00001100 which equals 12|
The processor affinity of a thread is the set of processors it has a relationship to. In other words, those it can be scheduled to run on.
Processor affinity represents each processor as a bit. Bit 0 represents processor one, bit 1 represents processor two, and so on.