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    SubjectRe: Interesting analysis of linux kernel threading by IBM
    Wednesday, January 19, 2000 10:25 PM
    David Lang <> wrote :
    > This has probably been asked before, but how difficult would it be to have
    > two different schedulers available as compile time options? that way they
    > system could be optimized for the expected load.

    Hi David,

    my patch has great performance ( 80% with 300 tasks ) with a lot of tasks
    and low overhead ( 1.5% with 2 tasks ).
    And my patch has 0.00 optimizations about CPU fetches and Co.
    IMVHO 1-1.5 % of overhead is a price the we can afford given the performace
    with many tasks.
    My patch equals the current implementation with 8 tasks.


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