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    SubjectRe: Context switch times
    Ingo Oeser wrote:
    > There are idle tasks per CPU. If there are runnable tasks and the
    > idle-task of a CPU is running it, it is not fully loaded at this
    > time.
    > No idle task is running, if all CPUs are fully loaded AFAIR.

    Yes. However, you still want to balance the queues even if all CPUs are
    100% utilized. It's a fairness issue. Otherwise you could have 1 task
    running on one CPU and 49 tasks on another.

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