Subject: Re: halving context switch time
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/21/2002 22:05:58
On Wed, Aug 21, 2002 at 09:00:04PM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> Why not just change cpu_switch to return if it entered or not? That seems
> to be the cleanest solution.
There's a slight problem -- in the nathanw_sa branch, cpu_switch() returns
1 or 0 depending on whether or not it switched to another process.. this
is not quite the same, because in nathanw_sa, A -> idle -> A returns "didn't
switch", while this is precisely what David wants to differentiate.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>