Re: [patch] idle_task was wasting a lot of CPU

Rik van Riel (
Mon, 30 Nov 1998 22:17:34 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, Andrea Arcangeli wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, Rik van Riel wrote:
> >Andrea, this is absurd. I already told you that the number of
> >reschedules increased by 25% when we test for > current->counter,
> You said me that you tried that ages ago.

Yes, and I also added that it would probably be even worse
with the current scheduler implementation (which isn't even
that much different from when I tested it).

IMHO a separate test for the idle task will be better.


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