Re: [PATCH] reduce inter-node balancing frequency

From: Jesse Barnes
Date: Fri Jul 16 2004 - 10:33:10 EST

On Friday, July 16, 2004 11:04 am, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 16, 2004 at 10:45:38AM -0400, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> > For sn2 at least, there are quite a few ways we could dice up the
> > topology. We'll have to experiment with things a bit to find some
> > good defaults.
> The PROM can export topology details so presumably there is enough to
> derive something sane on boot surely?

Yep, we should have all the information we need, it's just a matter of
translating it into something useful. Since routers tend to group together
nodes in groups of 4 or 8, a node herd with that many nodes might make sense,
but also might be too small. We might want everything within a set of
metarouters in a group instead, or in addition, or...

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