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SubjectRe: RFC: Ideal Adaptive Spinning Conditions
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 > I'm looking at some adaptive spinning with futexes as a way to help
> reduce the dependence on sched_yield() to implement userspace
> spinlocks. Chris, I included you in the CC after reading your comments
> regarding sched_yield() at kernel summit and I thought you might be
> interested.

I think you may have the wrong Chris. Chris Wright wasn't at the most
recent kernel summit and I do have a vague recollection of Chris Mason
mentioning that Oracle developers found that sched_yield() performed
better than futexes + kernel scheduling.
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