> I also have to say that I hope this means that the HT-specific scheduler
> stuff will go away. HT _should_ be just another NuMA issue, and right now
> the two seem to be just slightly different ways of covering the same
Yup, Andrew Theurer from our performance team has been working on this.
Initial results look encouraging.
> However, I'm going away for two weeks starting tomorrow, so even if there
> is some experimental HT/NUMA patch, I don't want it at this point. The
> NUMA scheduler merge is more of a "get the infrastructure in place" thing
> for me right now.
Absolutely. Hopefully by the time you return we'll have a structure for
hyperthreading in place that's reasonably tuned ;-)
There's some more tuning and tweaking we could do to the NUMA machines as
well (I'm looking at how to implement Ingo's feedback), but I'm convinced
the infrastructure is correct.
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