Re: [PATCH] add scheduler domains for ia64

From: Nick Piggin <nickpiggin_at_yahoo.com.au>
Date: 2004-08-20 12:11:06
Jesse Barnes wrote:
> On Saturday, August 14, 2004 8:54 pm, Nick Piggin wrote:
> 
>>Yeah, all the SD_*_INIT values are overridable. We could even say, put
>>in an SD_NODE2_INIT for a 2nd level NUMA domain in the generic code,
>>for example.
> 
> 
> Yeah, we'll need different values for each level in the hierarchy.
> 
> 
>>I'd say your closest-node setup would probably get close to what you want.
>>The main thing you want is to not do huge amounts of balancing work in
>>interrupt context, and also not to move a task from one side of the
>>system to the other when one node is a little bit out of balance.
>>
>>I guess if you want to do anything fancier then we can take a look at
>>re-exporting the domain setup.
> 
> 
> Ok, sounds good.  How does this look?  It sits on top of 2.6.8.1-mm1, ripping 
> out the ia64 specific bits and moving things to sched.c.  I've also added an 
> ia64 specific SD_NODE_INIT and an #if !defined to sched.c
> 

Sorry I haven't replied earlier.  I think this looks good, provided
it does the right thing for you (I can't test it myself). Send it to
Andrew to get merged if you'd like.
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