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SubjectRe: [PATCH] migration thread fix
On Thu, Apr 18, 2002 at 10:08:55PM +0200, Erich Focht wrote:
> The patch below applies to the 2.5.8 kernel. It does two things:
> 1: Fixes a BUG in the migration threads: the interrupts MUST be disabled
> before the double runqueue lock is aquired, otherwise this thing will
> deadlock sometimes.
> 2: Streamlines the initialization of migration threads. Instead of
> fiddling around with cache_deccay_ticks, waiting for migration_mask bits
> and relying on the scheduler to distribute the tasks uniformly among
> processors, it starts the migration thread on the boot cpu and uses it to
> reliably distribute the other threads to their target cpus.
> Please consider applying it!

I have a patch to fix #2 as well. Did you see it? Did you try it?


Cheers,
Bill
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