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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix longstanding load balancing bug in the scheduler.
On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 11:40:51AM -0700, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> The balancing operation is not that frequent and having to treat a special
> case in the callers would make code more complicated and likely offset the
> gains in this function.

This solution as such is not accurate and clean :) and my suggestion is
not making it any more ugly.

With increase in NR_CPUS, cost of cpumask operations will increase and
we shouldn't penalize the other logical threads or cores sharing the caches by
bringing in unnecessary cache lines.

thanks,
suresh
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