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SubjectRe: Ingo Molnar and Con Kolivas 2.6 scheduler patches
On Sun, 27 Jul 2003 19:24, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Jul 2003, Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:
> > [...] I feel that Con and Ingo work is starting to collide.
> they do collide only on the patch level - both change the same code.
> Otherwise, most of Con's tunings/changes are still valid with my patches
> applied - and i'd more than encourage Con's work to continue! Watching the
> tuning work i got the impression that the problem areas are suffering from
> a lack of infrastructure, not from a lack of tuning. So i introduced 3 new
> items: accurate statistics, on-runqueue boosting and timeslice
> granularity. The fact that these items improved certain characteristics
> (and fixed a couple of corner cases like test-starve.c) prove that it's a
> step in the right direction. It's definitely not the final step.

Thanks Ingo. I will continue then and stepwise make use of the extra
infrastructure you've made available when I can decide how best to benefit
from it.


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