Re: [PATCH] (0/3) NUMA aware scheduler

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sun Jan 19 2003 - 17:04:21 EST


> One of the reasons we probably have not had much interest in numa patches is
> that numa systems are not that prevailent. However, numa-like qualites are
> showing up in commonly available systems, and I believe we can take
> advantage of policies that these patches, such as numa scheduler provide.
> Does anyone have any other ideas where numa like qualities lie? x86-64?

Yep, x86-64 SMP systems are in fact NUMA systems that don't penalize
remote memory *that* badly.

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