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SubjectRe: -mm seems significanty slower than mainline on kernbench
Con Kolivas wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jan 2006 12:29 pm, Peter Williams wrote:
>>Con Kolivas wrote:
>>>This is a shot in the dark. We haven't confirmed 1. there is a problem 2.
>>>that this is the problem nor 3. that this patch will fix the problem.
>>I disagree. I think that there is a clear mistake in my original patch
>>that this patch fixes.
> I agree with you on that. The real concern is that we were just about to push
> it upstream. So where does this leave us? I propose we delay merging the
> "improved smp nice handling" patch into mainline pending your further
> changes.

I think that they're already in 2.6.15 minus my "move load not tasks"
modification which I was expecting to go into 2.6.16. Is that what you

If so I think this is a small and obvious fix that shouldn't delay the
merging of "move load not tasks" into the mainline. But it's not my call.

Peter Williams

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