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* [ANNOUNCE][RFC] PlugSched-6.5 for  2.6.20
@ 2007-02-05  0:54 Peter Williams
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From: Peter Williams @ 2007-02-05  0:54 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Linux Kernel Mailing List
  Cc: Chris Han, Con Kolivas, William Lee Irwin III, Jake Moilanen,
	Paolo Ornati, Ingo Molnar

The main change in this version is a change to the scheduler driver 
interface to take account of recent changes to the load balancing code.

A patch for 2.6.20 is available at:


Very Brief Documentation:

You can select a default scheduler at kernel build time.  If you wish to
boot with a scheduler other than the default it can be selected at boot
time by adding:


to the boot command line where <scheduler> is one of: ingosched,
ingo_ll, nicksched, staircase, spa_no_frills, spa_ws, spa_svr, spa_ebs
or zaphod.  If you don't change the default when you build the kernel
the default scheduler will be ingosched (which is the normal scheduler).

The scheduler in force on a running system can be determined by the
contents of:


Control parameters for the scheduler can be read/set via files in:


Peter Williams                         

"Learning, n. The kind of ignorance distinguishing the studious."
  -- Ambrose Bierce

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