load balancing scheduler on linux

Murali N nalajala.murali at gmail.com
Wed Sep 21 07:42:59 EDT 2011

Small correction is not a "load balance scheduler" it could be CFS.

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 4:46 PM, Murali N <nalajala.murali at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Can somebody give pointers to the load balancing scheduler on Linux. I
> hope this is the default scheduler which is used on most of the linux
> systems on SMP environment.
> I would like to know how the scheduler takes a decision to migrate
> some of the processes to the another core?
> I have a scenario like below:
> If CORE0 is running per say 2 threads which can be handled by CORE0
> itself ( by running at higher frequencies ) without enabling the CORE1
> ( put into some low power mode ).
> How the scheduler takes this kind of decision intelligently!!!
> --
> Regards,
> Murali N

Murali N

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