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SubjectRe: [patch] scheduler cache affinity improvement for 2.4 kernels


On Thu, 8 Nov 2001, Davide Libenzi wrote:

> Maybe you missed this :
> where the patch that does this is here :

i'm not sure what the patch is trying to achieve, but this part of
mcsched-2.4.13-0.4.diff looks incorrect:

+ prev->cpu_jtime += (jiffies - prev->sched_jtime) + jiffies;

(this is "2*jiffies - prev->sched_jtime" which doesnt appear to make much
sense - does it?)

and your patch adds a scheduling advantage to processes with more cache
footprint, which is the completely opposite of what we want.

but in any case, changing the goodness() function was not a goal of my
patch, i change the granularity of how processes lose their 'effective


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