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SubjectRe: Scheduler fairness problem on 2.6 series (Attn: Nick Piggin and others)
Lee Revell wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-08-28 at 21:19, wrote:
>>--- Lee Revell <> wrote:
>>>Is this an SMP machine? There were problems with that version of the
>>>voluntary preemption patches on SMP. The latest version, Q3, should fix
>>No, it's a single CPU Athlon 1800+, the kernel is compiled in with support for
>>SMP system, but that should not have any impact.
> I believe people were also having problems running SMP kernels with the
> VP patches on UP. Try the latest version. Q3 as of this writing.

I'll generate a combined patch and let you know when it's ready. In
the mean time, could you try increasing the "base_promotion_interval" to
about twice the time slice size?

Peter Williams

"Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious."
-- Ambrose Bierce

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