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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE][RFC] PlugSched-6.3.2 for 2.6.17-rc1
Peter Williams wrote:
> This version updates staircase scheduler to version 15 (thanks Con)
> and includes the latest smpnice patches
> A patch for 2.6.17-rc1 is available at:
> <>
> Very Brief Documentation:
> You can select a default scheduler at kernel build time. If you wish to
> boot with a scheduler other than the default it can be selected at boot
> time by adding:
> cpusched=<scheduler>
> to the boot command line where <scheduler> is one of: ingosched,
> ingo_ll, nicksched, staircase, spa_no_frills, spa_ws, spa_svr, spa_ebs
> or zaphod. If you don't change the default when you build the kernel
> the default scheduler will be ingosched (which is the normal scheduler).
> The scheduler in force on a running system can be determined by the
> contents of:
> /proc/scheduler
> Control parameters for the scheduler can be read/set via files in:
> /sys/cpusched/<scheduler>/

Now available for 2.6.17-rc1-mm1 at:


Peter Williams

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