Re: [patch] "HT scheduler", sched-2.5.63-B3

Daniel Phillips (
Sat, 8 Mar 2003 01:05:37 +0100

On Thu 06 Mar 03 18:55, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> The thing about wakeups is that it's an "illogical" place to give the
> bonus ("it's too late to give the server a bonus _now_, I wanted it when I
> went to sleep"), but it's the _trivial_ place to give it.
> It also (I'm convinced) is actually in the end exactly equivalent to
> giving the bonus at sleep time - in the steady state picture.

And anyway, on the first sleep there was no chance to measure the sleep_time,
so there was no bonus to give.


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