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KernelTrap: Improving Multiprocessor CPU Scheduling

Mar 01, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Nick Piggin uploaded a series of patches for the 2.6 Linux kernel CPU scheduler aimed at improving multiprocessor support. Specifically, the patches focus on improving SMT (Symmetric MultiThreading), CMP (Cellular MultiProcessing), and NUMA (Non-Uniform Memory Architecture) [story] scheduling behavior.

"Still in development, Nick hopes to first get the patches merged into Andrew Morton's -mm tree for testing..."

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