Numerous Scheduler Changes Inbound For Linux 4.7
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 16 May 2016 at 04:45 PM EDT. 2 Comments
LINUX KERNEL --
Ingo Molnar is once again quite punctual with submitting his pull requests for a newly-opened kernel cycle. One of his noteworthy updates mailed in today were for the kernel's scheduler changes.

Highlights of the scheduler changes for Linux 4.7 include a "massive" CPU hot-plugging rework, improved migration fairness, updates to CPU load calculation, CPUFreq updates, NOHZ optimizations, and other micro-optimizations and enhancements.

Those wanting to learn all the fine details of the scheduler changes for Linux 4.7 can see this pull request.
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