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SubjectRe: Re: Processor sets (pset) for linux kernel 2.5/2.6?
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On Sun, 2003-04-13 at 04:30, Shaheed R. Haque wrote:

> Interesting idea. AFAICS, this involves either changing the code of /sbin/init
> to set its affinity to a default cpu mask (provided by a kernel boot flag, I
> presume), or using taskset-like functionality and then hoping that all current
> shells etc. die before the programs I care about start.

Well, you can get away with it easier by having a program (like taskset
in schedutils) run in rc.sysinit. Have it bind init to the appropriate
processor.

> Would it not be better to simply have the kernel use the boot flag directly as
> the default CPU mask setting?

This is not a bad idea either, as it involves minimal code.

Robert Love

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