[Beowulf] ...Re: Benchmark results

ken_i_m at fatair.net ken_i_m at fatair.net
Wed Jan 7 12:12:54 EST 2004


On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 11:18:33AM -0500, Robert G. Brown (rgb at phy.duke.edu) wrote:These interrupts and context switches are quite "expensive",
> and one is tempted to get off into a discussion of the kernel design and
> upper/lower half handlers and ways the system tries to bundle up its
> work to minimize impact on running processes, but it would be a moderate
> digression.  

Whereas this digression is merely brief.  :-)
-- 
Ken Dyke
"Bits at the speed of light"
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