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SubjectRe: [patch] scheduler cache affinity improvement for 2.4 kernels
On Thu, 8 Nov 2001, Mike Fedyk wrote:

> > The MQ scheduler has the same roots of the proposed one but has a longest
> > fast path due the try to make global scheduling decisions at every
> > schedule.
> Ahh, so that's why it hasn't been adopted...

Changing the scheduler is not easy ( not to code patches but to make
everyone agree on the need of changing it ) and as i already said, it's
easier to force my cat to have a bath instead of Linus to change the
scheduler :)

> > I'm in contact ( close contact coz we're both in Beaverton :) ) with IBM
> > guys to have the two scheduler tested on bigger machines if the proposed
> > scheduler will give some fruit.
> >
> >From what I've seen, it probably will...
> I hope something like this will go into 2.5...
> What do other unixes do in this case? Are there any commercial Unixes that
> have loose affinity like linux currently does? What about NT?

I can't say about NT.
I've tried a "cvs checkout" from but the running server
( Nimda-CVS running on port 2401 ) said me that, although I've full
read/write access on the repository, the server is busy scanning port 80s :)

- Davide

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