Re: [sched, patch] better wake-balancing, #2

From: Chuck Ebbert <76306.1226_at_compuserve.com>
Date: 2005-07-31 23:35:38
On Sun, 31 Jul 2005 at 08:29:27 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:

> > I tested this with Volanomark on dual-processor PII Xeon -- the 
> > results were very bad:
>
> which patch have you tested? The mail you replied to above is for patch
> #2, while on SMT/HT boxes it's patch #3 that is the correct approach.

 Since my system is not HT, I used patch #2.

> furthermore, which base kernel have you applied the patch to?

 2.6.13-rc3

 Results for -rc4 follow, with the latest patchsets:

Volanomark results for 2.6.13-rc4
System: Dell Workstation 610 (i440GX)
2 x Pentium II Xeon 2MB cache 350MHz

[Sun Jul 31 06:58:31 EDT 2005] Test started.
Kernel: 2.6.13-rc4a #1 SMP
Patches: sched-rollup + better-wake-balance
test-1.log: Average throughput = 4905 messages per second
test-2.log: Average throughput = 5583 messages per second
test-3.log: Average throughput = 5624 messages per second
test-4.log: Average throughput = 5526 messages per second
test-1.log: Average throughput = 5584 messages per second
test-2.log: Average throughput = 5430 messages per second
test-3.log: Average throughput = 5263 messages per second
test-4.log: Average throughput = 5425 messages per second
[Sun Jul 31 07:17:02 EDT 2005] Test ended.
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[Sun Jul 31 07:33:09 EDT 2005] Test started.
Kernel: 2.6.13-rc4a #2 SMP
Patches: sched-rollup
test-1.log: Average throughput = 5112 messages per second
test-2.log: Average throughput = 5662 messages per second
test-3.log: Average throughput = 5809 messages per second
test-4.log: Average throughput = 5977 messages per second
test-1.log: Average throughput = 5976 messages per second
test-2.log: Average throughput = 6008 messages per second
test-3.log: Average throughput = 5855 messages per second
test-4.log: Average throughput = 6017 messages per second
[Sun Jul 31 07:51:00 EDT 2005] Test ended.
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[Sun Jul 31 08:39:05 EDT 2005] Test started.
Kernel: 2.6.13-rc4a #3 SMP
Patches: none
test-1.log: Average throughput = 5243 messages per second
test-2.log: Average throughput = 5816 messages per second
test-3.log: Average throughput = 5886 messages per second
test-4.log: Average throughput = 6039 messages per second
test-1.log: Average throughput = 5911 messages per second
test-2.log: Average throughput = 5934 messages per second
test-3.log: Average throughput = 5928 messages per second
test-4.log: Average throughput = 6053 messages per second
[Sun Jul 31 08:56:52 EDT 2005] Test ended.
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Chuck
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