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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Performance regression in 2.6.7-rc3
Herbert Xu wrote:
> Martin J. Bligh <> wrote:
>>How the hell can that have any effect on non-threaded workloads? Perhaps
>>some part of kernel compile *is* multi-threaded. It does seem to get
> make(1) with vfork(2) perhaps?

I think balance on clone probably needs to be turned off by default

It slows down a simple thread creation test by a factor of 7(!) here,
and has quite a few not too difficult to imagine performance problems.

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