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KernelTrap: New Scheduler Proposal/Patch

Jan 07, 2002, 10:09 (8 Talkback[s])
"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..."

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