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Date:	Mon, 14 Jul 2014 04:21:50 -0700
From:	Josh Triplett <>
To:	"Paul E. McKenney" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC tip/core/rcu 0/2] NOCB kthread economization patches

On Mon, Jul 14, 2014 at 03:06:04AM -0700, Paul E. McKenney wrote:
> This series provides a couple of patches that reduce the number of rcuo
> kthreads in cases where nr_cpu_ids is larger than the actual number of
> online CPUs.
> 1.	Preparation patch that rationalizes RCU's creation of early-boot
> 	kthreads.
> 2.	Instead of creation rcuo kthreads for each possible CPU, create
> 	them only for those CPUs that have come online at least once
> 	since boot.

For both:

Reviewed-by: Josh Triplett <>
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