Re: [patch] sched-2.5.59-A2

From: Andrew Theurer (
Date: Mon Jan 20 2003 - 14:52:55 EST

> > I have included a very rough patch to do ht-numa topology. I requires to
> > manually define CONFIG_NUMA and CONFIG_NUMA_SCHED. It also uses
> > num_cpunodes instead of numnodes and defines MAX_NUM_NODES to 8 if
> > CONFIG_NUMA is defined.
> Whilst it's fine for benchmarking, I think this kind of overlap is a
> very bad idea long-term - the confusion introduced is just asking for
> trouble. And think what's going to happen when you mix HT and NUMA.
> If we're going to use this for HT, it needs abstracting out.

I have no issues with using HT specific bits instead of NUMA. Design wise it
would be nice if it could all be happy together, but if not, then so be it.

-Andrew Theurer
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