Re: [PATCH] cpu hotplug, sched: Introduce cpu_active_map and redoscheddomain managment (take 2)

From: Max Krasnyansky
Date: Thu Jul 17 2008 - 03:17:20 EST

Gregory Haskins wrote:
> Well, admittedly I am not entirely clear on what problem is being solved as
> I was not part of the original thread with Linus. My impression of what you
> were trying to solve was to eliminate the need to rebuild the domains for a
> hotplug event (which I think is a good problem to solve), thus eliminating
> some complexity and (iiuc) races there.
> However, based on what you just said, I am not sure I've got that entirely
> right anymore. Can you clarify the intent (or point me at the original thread)
> so we are on the same page?
Here is the link to the original thread
And here is where Linus explained the idea

I'll reply to the rest of your email tomorrow (can't keep my yes open any
longer :)).

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