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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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