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Linux: CFS Group Level Fairness

May 25, 2007, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Following a review of Ingo Molnar's Completely Fair Scheduler, Srivatsa Vaddagiri posted a patch allowing the new scheduler to provide fairness at a per-group level rather than at a per-process level. He described the changes that he made and noted, 'I have used 'uid' as the basis of grouping for timebeing (since that grouping concept is already in mainline today). The patch can be adapted to a more generic process grouping mechanism later...'"

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