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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC] smt nice introduces significant lock contention
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On Friday 02 June 2006 19:17, Chen, Kenneth W wrote:
> What about the part in dependent_sleeper() being so bully and actively
> resched other low priority sibling tasks? I think it would be better
> to just let the tasks running on sibling CPU to finish its current time
> slice and then let the backoff logic to kick in.

That would defeat the purpose of smt nice if the higher priority task starts
after the lower priority task is running on its sibling cpu.

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