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Date:	Wed, 5 Dec 2007 21:46:46 +0100
From:	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>
To:	Jie Chen <chen@...b.org>
Cc:	Simon Holm Th??gersen <odie@...aau.dk>,
	Eric Dumazet <dada1@...mosbay.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>
Subject: Re: Possible bug from kernel 2.6.22 and above, 2.6.24-rc4


* Jie Chen <chen@...b.org> wrote:

> I just disabled the affinity mask and reran the test. There were no 
> significant changes for two threads (barrier overhead is around 9 
> microseconds). As for 8 threads, the barrier overhead actually drops a 
> little, which is good. Let me know whether I can be any help. Thank 
> you very much.

sorry to be dense, but could you give me instructions how i could remove 
the affinity mask and test the "barrier overhead" myself? I have built 
"pthread_sync" and it outputs numbers for me - which one would be the 
barrier overhead: Reference_time_1 ?

	Ingo
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