Re: bisected: futex regression >= 3.14 - was - Slowdown due to threads bouncing between HT cores

From: Steinar H. Gunderson
Date: Wed Oct 08 2014 - 12:23:26 EST

On Wed, Oct 08, 2014 at 05:37:44PM +0200, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> Seems you opened a can of futex worms...


> I don't see that on the 2 x E5-2697 box I borrowed to take a peek. Once
> I got stockfish to actually run to completion by hunting down and brute
> force reverting the below, I see ~32 million nodes/sec throughput with
> 3.17 whether I use taskset or just let it do its thing.

Interesting. If you open up top, do you see (like me) the load being spread
out across multiple CPUs, or do they actually stay in place like they're
supposed to?

I suppose you run with Threads set to 28, right? (And not, say, 56.)

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