Subject: Re: PR 26108 (losing clock ticks with MP)
To: None <email@example.com>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/31/2005 10:16:06
> I tried this too just now, and it didn't seem to make any difference.
> my test machine loses about 10 microseconds per second both when that
> dd pipeline is running and when the machine is idle.
how about killing a large process which holds many swap slots?
it seems that, without the patch, my machine can lose a few hundred ms
when killing a 1G byte process.
anyway, it's clear that it's bad to spin with IPL_HIGH.