On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 05:20:55PM -0600, Joel Schopp wrote:Yes, but going from 4 idle to 3 idle you want to keep the slanted weights. If you ignored 4 you'd place wrong and then correct it after the fact.
On Power7 processors running in SMT4 mode with 2, 3, or 4 idle threads there is performance benefit to idling the higher numbered threads in
Really 2, 3, or 4? When you have 4 idle threads out of 4, performance
becomes a minor concern, no? ;-)