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SubjectRe: [patch 3/5] sched: multilevel sbe and sbf
Ingo Molnar wrote:

> Acked-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
>
> note that no matter how much scheduler logic, in the end
> cross-scheduling of tasks between nodes on NUMA will always have a
> permanent penalty (i.e. the 'migration cost' is 'infinity' in the long
> run), so the primary focus _hast to be_ on 'get it right initially' When
> tasks must spill over to other nodes will always remain a special case.
> So balance-on-fork/exec/[clone] definitely needs to be aware of the full
> domain tree picture.
>

Yes, well put. I imagine this will only become more important as
there becomes more push towards multiprocessing machines, and the
need for higher memory bandwidth and lower latency to CPUs.


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