[Linux-ia64] Re: [PATCH]: scheduler complex macros fixes

From: mgross <mgross_at_unix-os.sc.intel.com>
Date: 2002-07-20 00:54:18
On Friday 19 July 2002 01:28 pm, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sat, 20 Jul 2002, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > well, SCHED_BATCH is in fact ready, so we might as well put it in. All
> > the suggestions mentioned on lkml (or in private) are now included, there
> > are no pending (known) problems, no objections, and a number of people
> > are using it with success.
> Well, I do actually have objections, mainly because I think it modifies
> code that I'd rather have cleaned up in other ways _first_ (ie the return
> path to user mode, which has pending irq_count/bh_count/preempt issues
> that I consider to be about a million times more important than batch
> scheduling).

Thats too bad.  I've been looking at Ingo's SCHED_BATCH design to help 
suspend processes with out lock problems while doing multithreaded core 

Is there any ETA on the return path to user mode clean up?

Received on Fri Jul 19 10:45:59 2002

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