Re: [patch] O(1) scheduler, 2.4.17-B0, 2.5.2-pre8-B0.

From: Robert Love (
Date: Sun Jan 06 2002 - 01:10:20 EST

On Sat, 2002-01-05 at 22:34, wrote:
> How close are you and Robert Love on getting this patch and his pre-emt
> patches to co-operate...seems like that might bring huge wins. I know, I
> know I could diff, and fix the rejects myself, but this seems to deep in
> the kernel for a relative newbie like myself(plus I am more a file system
> guy)

Unfortunately it looks like it is going to take a bit more than fixing
trivial rejects. I started working on it today. I suspect I am going
to need a lot better understanding of Ingo's scheduler, so I am learning
it. I am traveling tomorrow but should be able to dive into it on

Ingo and I both agree that the patches together are a Good Thing.

I have a fully ported patch at this point but it hard locks on boot. I
believe the problem to be a few bits in sched.c, but there may be some
underlying changes that break assumptions elsewhere.

We are working on it. Help is always appreciated, though ;)

        Robert Love

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