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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] small scheduling optimization
    On Tue, 13 Apr 1999, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > On Tue, 13 Apr 1999, Rik van Riel wrote:
    >
    > > A nice +19 process only has a timeslice of 10 (20 if it's
    > > alone) milliseconds. That will give 50 reschedules and a
    >
    > (right.)
    >
    > > lot of cache corruption per second...
    >
    > what cache-corruption do you mean?

    Well, if the schedule() function and the whole code
    path associated with it can be avoided, that will
    avoid a little bit of overhead on a memory bandwidth
    poor machine. Besides, isn't it a Good Thing(tm) to
    avoid the last bit of overhead when possible? :)

    Rik -- Open Source: you deserve to be in control of your data.
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