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    SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] swap-sched: schedule with dynamic dependency detection (2.6.12-rc3)
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    On Mon, 9 May 2005 01:55, Haoqiang Zheng wrote:
    > I am not quite sure about what do you mean for " a ring of dependent
    > tasks". Do you mean the situation that A depends on B while at the
    > same time B depends on A? It shouldn't happen since in swap-sched,
    > the dependency is generated on the fly. Task A depends on B only when
    > A blocks on waiting for B. For example, if task A blocks on
    > "read(pipe_fd,...)" and B is the task that can do
    > "write(pipe_fd,...)", then A is depending on B. Once A is waked up,
    > A no longer depends on any other task. So the "ring of dependent
    > tasks" shouldn't happen, otherwise it's a deadlock.

    Ok so how does it respond to process_load in contest?

    Cheers,
    Con
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