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SubjectRe: [patch] O(1) scheduler, -D1, 2.5.2-pre9, 2.4.17
Ivan Kokshaysky wrote:
>
> On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 05:09:28PM -0800, Richard Henderson wrote:
> > Careful. The following is really quite a bit better on Alpha:
> >
> > static inline int
> > sched_find_first_zero_bit(unsigned long *bitmap)
> > {
> > unsigned long b0 = bitmap[0];
> > unsigned long b1 = bitmap[1];
> > unsigned long b2 = bitmap[2];
> > unsigned long ofs = MAX_RT_PRIO;
> >
> > if (unlikely(~(b0 & b1) != 0)) {
> > b2 = (~b0 == 0 ? b0 : b1);
> > ofs = (~b0 == 0 ? 0 : 64);
> > }
> >
> > return ffz(b2) + ofs;
> > }
>
> True. Minor correction:
> - b2 = (~b0 == 0 ? b0 : b1);
> - ofs = (~b0 == 0 ? 0 : 64);
> + b2 = (~b0 ? b0 : b1);
> + ofs = (~b0 ? 0 : 64);
>
> Note that comment for this function is a bit confusing:
> * ... It's the fastest
> * way of searching a 168-bit bitmap where the first 128 bits are
> * unlikely to be set.

What if we want a 2048-bit bitmap???
>
> s/set/cleared/
>
> > While we're on the subject of sched_find_first_zero_bit, I'd
> > like to complain about Ingo's choice of header file. Why in
> > the world did you choose mmu_context.h? Invent a new asm/sched.h
> > if you must, but please don't choose headers at random.
>
> Agreed. Apparently asm/bitops.h?
>
> Ivan.
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