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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4-ac task->cpu abstraction and optimization
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On Thu, 2002-09-12 at 02:52, Mikael Pettersson wrote:

> This is fairly similar to the "up-opt" patch I have been using for my
> 2.4 standard (not -ac) kernels since last winter, available as
> <http://www.csd.uu.se/~mikpe/linux/patches/2.4/patch-up-opt-2.4.20-pre6>.
> It's not a direct substitute for yours, since -ac changes kernel/sched.c
> quite a bit, and it has some unnecessary patches to SMP code, but other
> than that, I totally agree with the intention of your patch.

Good ;)

I should of added this is from 2.5; so it has been around for awhile. I
also took a look at your patch -- looks good, you should submit it to
Marcelo... it cannot hurt for 2.4.

One thing:

- int processor;
+#ifdef CONFIG_SMP
+ int processor; /* keep old name to avoid upsetting all archs */
+#endif

It is normally bad form to have conditionally entries in the
task_struct... otherwise, looks good.

Robert Love

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