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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/6] sched: disabled rt-bandwidth by default

* Peter Zijlstra <> wrote:

> On Thu, 2008-08-28 at 13:09 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > > Even if the system has multiple CPUs, and even if just a single CPU is
> > > fully utilized by an RT task, without the rt-limit the system will still
> > > lock up in practice due to various other factors: workqueues and tasks
> > > being 'stuck' on CPUs that host an RT hog.
> >
> > The load balancer will not notice that a particular CPU is busy
> > with real time tasks?
> Not currently, working on that though.

yeah, that's nice - i tried the earlier iteration of your patch already.
It doesnt solve the UP case obviously, nor the case where all CPUs are
hogged by RT tasks, nor any other (or future) per CPU aspect of Linux
that we have in place currently.


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