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    SubjectRe: [patch 2.6.16-rc5-mm2] sched_cleanup-V17 - task throttling patch 1 of 2
    Mike Galbraith wrote:
    > On Sat, 2006-03-04 at 10:58 +1100, Peter Williams wrote:
    >
    >
    >>If you're going to manage the time slice in nanoseconds why not do it
    >>properly? I presume you've held back a bit in case you break something?
    >>
    >
    >
    > Do you mean the < NS_TICK thing? The spare change doesn't go away.

    Not exactly. I mean "Why calculate time slice in jiffies and convert to
    nanoseconds? Why not just do the calculation in nanoseconds?"

    >
    >
    >>If it helps, the smpnice balancing code's use of static_prio_timeslice()
    >>doesn't really care what units it's return value is in as long as
    >>DEF_TIMESLICE is in the same units and contains the size of a time slice
    >>allocated to a nice==0 non RT task.
    >
    >
    > Ok, thanks. I wanted to make very certain I couldn't screw it up.
    > Still, it's simpler to just leave it in ticks.
    >
    > -Mike

    Peter
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