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Mon, 30 Jun 2008
Again, it's the 18-way Power4 box; the simplied stop_machine creates all the threads and moves them into the correct CPUs before starting them. They then step through the state machine themselves, rather than having a central controller.It's actually marginally worse than the previous:
Since these are different kernel versions, I looked at the baseline latency for both kernels:
Now I need to go back and compare the exact same kernel version, to make sure something else isn't interfering...
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