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KernelTrap: Pluggable CPU Schedulers

Nov 02, 2004, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Con Kolivas posted a set of patches to the lkml offering a pluggable cpu scheduler framework. He began, 'with the recent interest in varying the cpu schedulers in linux, this set of patches provides a modular framework for adding multiple boot-time selectable cpu schedulers. William Lee Irwin III came up with the original design and I based my patchset on that.' The architecture independent framework is designed to allow new schedulers to be added by only touching three files, without adding overhead, and allowing you to compile in only the CPU scheduler(s) you need. Con explained, 'this allows, for example, embedded hardware to have a tiny new scheduler that takes up minimal code space...'"

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