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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix longstanding load balancing bug in the scheduler.
On Fri, 8 Sep 2006, Siddha, Suresh B wrote:

> > One cacheline sized 128bytes will support all 1024 cpus that IA64 allows.
> > cacheline align the cpumask?
> one or more, it is unnecessary for the common case.

The common case is an arch with much less cpus. The maxinum on i386
f.e. is 255 meaning 8 bytes. That fits in the cacheline that is already
used for the stack frame of the calling function.

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