KernelTrap: New Scheduler Proposal/Patch
Jan 07, 2002, 10:09 (8 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Ingo Molnar recently posted a patch to the lkml that,
in his own words, is "a pretty radical rewrite of the Linux
scheduler". He includes links to the patch for 2.5.2-pre6 and
2.4.17. Find the latest versions here.
The stated goals are:
- retain the good things from existing scheduler
- fully O(1) scheduling
- 'perfect' SMP scalability
- better SMP affinity
His very informative email follows..."