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SubjectRe: multi-queue scheduler update
On Thu, Jan 18, 2001 at 03:53:11PM -0800, Mike Kravetz wrote:
> Here are some very preliminary numbers from sched_test_yield
> (which was previously posted to this (lse-tech) list by Bill
> Hartner). Tests were run on a system with 8 700 MHz Pentium
> III processors.
>
> microseconds/yield
> # threads 2.2.16-22 2.4 2.4-multi-queue
> ------------ --------- -------- ---------------
> 16 18.740 4.603 1.455

I remeber the O(1) scheduler from Davide Libenzi was beating the mainline O(N)
scheduler with over 7 tasks in the runqueue (actually I'm not sure if the
number was 7 but certainly it was under 10). So if you also use a O(1)
scheduler too as I guess (since you have a chance to run fast on the lots of
tasks running case) the most interesting thing is how you score with 2/4/8
tasks in the runqueue (I think the tests on the O(1) scheduler patch was done
at max on a 2-way SMP btw). (the argument for which Davide's patch wasn't
included is that most machines have less than 4/5 tasks in the runqueue at the
same time)

Andrea
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