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    SubjectRe: [rfc][patch] sched: remove smpnice

    > I think that the problems with excessive idling with the early versions
    > of my modifications to Con's patch showed that the load balancing code
    > is fairly sensitive to the average load per normal task not being
    > approximately 1. My latest patches restore this state of affairs and
    > kernbench testing indicates that the excessive idling has gone away (see
    > Martin J Bligh's message of 2006/01/29 11:52 "Re: -mm seems
    > significantly slower than mainline on kernbench thread").

    I *think* the latest slowdown in -mm was due to some TSC side effects
    from John's patches - see his other patch earlier today to fix (oops,
    I forgot to reply to that ..)

    So AFAICS, all issues with Peter's stuff were fixed.
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