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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5] x86,smp: make ticket spinlock proportional backoff w/ auto tuning
On 01/10/2013 10:19 AM, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-01-08 at 17:26 -0500, Rik van Riel wrote:
>> Please let me know if you manage to break this code in any way,
>> so I can fix it...
> I didn't break it, but did let it play with rq->lock contention. Using
> cyclictest -Smp99 -i 100 -d 0, with 3 rt tasks for pull_rt_task() to
> pull around appears to have been a ~dead heat.

Good to hear that the code seems to be robust. It seems to
help prevent performance degradation in some workloads, and
nobody seems to have found regressions yet.

Thank you for testing.

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