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On Friday, November 19, 2010, Mike Galbraith wrote:
>On Fri, 2010-11-19 at 10:05 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Friday, November 19, 2010, Jordi Pujol wrote:
>> >Hello,
>> >
>> >it requires a little modification,
>> >
>> >CONFIG_SCHED_DEBUG should not be a condition to create autogroup in
>> >structure task_group
>> >
>> >remove
>> >
>> > && defined(CONFIG_SCHED_DEBUG)
>> >
>> >in the following conditional:
>> >
>> >+++ linux-2.6.36/kernel/sched.c
>> >@@ -78,6 +78,7 @@
>> >
>> > #include "sched_cpupri.h"
>> > #include "workqueue_sched.h"
>> >
>> >+#include "sched_autogroup.h"
>> >
>> > #define CREATE_TRACE_POINTS
>> > #include <trace/events/sched.h>
>> >
>> >@@ -268,6 +269,10 @@ struct task_group {
>> >
>> > struct task_group *parent;
>> > struct list_head siblings;
>> > struct list_head children;
>> >
>> >+
>> >+#if (defined(CONFIG_SCHED_AUTOGROUP) && defined(CONFIG_SCHED_DEBUG))
>> >+ struct autogroup *autogroup;
>> >+#endif
>> >
>> > };
>> >
>> >Kind,
>> >
>> >Jordi Pujol
>>
>> Thanks Jordi, but my last attempted build, using only the last 2
>> patches that Mike posted on a fresh unpack of 2.6.36, couldn't get
>> past stage 2 of the modules build, it kept squawking about all the IR
>> control stuff that is not even configured to be built.
>
>No idea what's going on with that. Maybe you should wait until I get
>the /proc display/tweak interface cobbled together and post a checked
>over patch instead of hasty WIP snapshot.

I have come to that conclusion of too. But because I am interested in an
improvement in this 'interactivity' of the desktop, I was willing to give
even the WIP a try. If what I report helps you, then my testing effort is
not wasted. The more eyes and different hdwe theory. ;-)

Thanks Mike.

>> I wonder how long it will take to get work this into mainline?
>
>If it goes in at all, it won't be before .38.

I was hoping sooner. Some of us could use the help this seems to promise.

>> Along the same line, how does this compare to CK's bfs patch?
>
>Like apple vs orange.
>
And they both contain too much sugar for me. Dammit.

> -Mike


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