Re: [PATCH] sched,numa: document and fix numa_preferred_nid setting

From: Rik van Riel
Date: Thu Jun 18 2015 - 13:01:06 EST

On 06/18/2015 12:41 PM, Srikar Dronamraju wrote:
> * Rik van Riel <riel@xxxxxxxxxx> [2015-06-18 12:06:49]:
>>> Overall this patch does seem to produce better results. However numa02
>>> gets affected -vely.
>> OK, that is kind of expected.
>> The way numa02 runs means that we are essentially guaranteed
>> that, on a two node system, both nodes end up in the numa_group's
>> active_mask.
> Just to add this was on a 4 node machine.

OK, so we are looking at two multi-threaded processes
on a 4 node system, and waiting for them to converge?

It may make sense to add my patch in with your patch
1/4 from last week, as well as the correct part of
your patch 4/4, and see how they all work together.
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