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    SubjectRe: [patch] CFS scheduler, v3
    On Tue, Apr 24, 2007 at 10:55:45AM -0700, Christoph Lameter wrote:
    > On Tue, 24 Apr 2007, Siddha, Suresh B wrote:
    > > yes, we were planning to move this to a different percpu section, where
    > > all the elements in this new section will be cacheline aligned(both
    > > at the start, aswell as end)
    > I would not call this a per cpu area. It is used by multiple cpus it
    > seems.

    not decided about the name yet. but the area is allocated per cpu and yes,
    the data can be referred by other cpus.

    > But for 0.5%? on what benchmark? Is is really worth it?

    famous database workload :)

    I don't think the new section will be added for this 0.5%. This is a straight
    fwd optimization, and anyone can plug into this new section in future.

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