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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH 0/2] Swap token re-tuned
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On Mon, 2006-10-02 at 16:30 +0530, Ashwin Chaugule wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-10-02 at 09:35 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:

> > So while I agree it would be nice to get rid of all magic variables
> > (holding time in the current impl) this proposed solution hasn't
> > convinced me (for one it introduces another).
> >
> > (for the interrested, the various attempts I tried are available here:
> > http://programming.kicks-ass.net/kernel-patches/swap_token/ )
>
> Cool!
>
> Had you applied these patches when you posted your test results ?

Only my test box ever ran them.

They are replacements for your 2nd patch, timings I got from them were
worse than with yours though, needs more attention.

A variation on 3 I have in mind is to reset the prio of the loosing mm
to 0 - this should avoid it regaining the token quickly.

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