Re: [patch,v3] bdi: add a user-tunable cpu_list for the bdi flusherthreads

From: Jens Axboe
Date: Wed Dec 05 2012 - 14:13:22 EST

On 2012-12-05 19:43, Jeff Moyer wrote:
> In realtime environments, it may be desirable to keep the per-bdi
> flusher threads from running on certain cpus. This patch adds a
> cpu_list file to /sys/class/bdi/* to enable this. The default is to tie
> the flusher threads to the same numa node as the backing device (though
> I could be convinced to make it a mask of all cpus to avoid a change in
> behaviour).

This looks fine to me now. I'll queue it up for 3.8.

Jens Axboe

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