Re: [patch] new-context balancing, 2.6.5-rc3-mm1

From: Nick Piggin
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 21:31:11 EST

Ingo Molnar wrote:
i've attached sched-balance-context.patch, which is the current version
of fork()/clone() balancing, against 2.6.5-rc3-mm1.


- only balance CLONE_VM threads

- take ->cpus_allowed into account when balancing.

i've checked kernel recompiles and while they didnt hurt from fork()
balancing on an 8-way SMP box, i implemented the thread-only balancing

You'd probably want to be testing on a NUMA to bring out any
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