Re: [Lse-tech] [patch] sched-domain cleanups,sched-2.6.5-rc2-mm2-A3

From: Andi Kleen
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 04:41:17 EST

Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> I'm with Martin here, we are just about to merge all this
> sched-domains stuff. So we should at least wait until after
> that. And of course, *nothing* gets changed without at least
> one benchmark that shows it improves something. So far
> nobody has come up to the plate with that.

Hmm? I post numbers all the time.

> There are other things, like java, ervers, etc that use threads.
> The point is that we have never had this before, and nobody
> (until now) has been asking for it. And there are as yet no
> convincing benchmarks that even show best case improvements. And

I don't have hard numbers anymore (Andrea, do you remember the
details?), but I think we had actually better benchmark results
in some java benchmarks with an aggressively balancing scheduler
in 2.4-aa on non NUMA machines.


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