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    SubjectRe: Scheduler problems
    On Tue, 19 Jan 1999, MOLNAR Ingo wrote:
    > On Tue, 19 Jan 1999, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote:
    >
    > > Ingo, any thoughts? Seems that if for any reason all wakeup interrupts
    > > arrive at the same CPU which is running the SCHED_FIFO task, then we
    > > will _never_ perform any successful wakeups without first exhausting the
    > > other CPU's current timeslice.
    >
    > yes i have a patch for this but it's not straightforward enough
    > for 2.2. (ie. a 50k patch) It has to do things like a full
    > goodness() run for every CPU in wakeup(), which is less than
    > ideal.

    I am willing to improve/maintain that patch as an add-on
    feature for 2.2 -- once 2.2 stabilizes, of course...

    cheers,

    Rik -- If a Microsoft product fails, who do you sue?
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