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Subject[patch 0/3] Directed yield take 3.
On Mon, 2006-09-18 at 10:53 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > nobody has complained about my spinlock yield patches.
> Complain.
> I had to hunt around a bit to discover that this functionality has
> something to do with "giving up the timeslice of a virtual cpu in favour of
> a specific cpu". And also that it is expected to be of some
> briefly-alluded-to benefit on powerpc.
> So... Could you please flesh out the description/rationale rather a lot
> and cc linux-kernel on the patches?

Ok here we go,
added some more beef to the description of patch #1 and replaced the
description of patch #2. Good enough now?

blue skies,

Martin Schwidefsky
Linux for zSeries Development & Services
IBM Deutschland Entwicklung GmbH

"Reality continues to ruin my life." - Calvin.
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