Re: [PATCH tip/core/rcu 11/17] rcu: Bind grace-period kthreads to non-NO_HZ_FULL CPUs

From: Christoph Lameter
Date: Fri Jul 11 2014 - 14:10:50 EST

On Tue, 8 Jul 2014, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:

> > I was figuring that a fair number of the kthreads might eventually
> > be using this, not just for the grace-period kthreads.
> Ok makes sense. But can we just rename the cpumask to housekeeping_mask?

That would imply that all no-nohz processors are housekeeping? So all
processors with a tick are housekeeping?

Could we make that set configurable? Ideally I'd like to have the ability
restrict the housekeeping to one processor.

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