Specifies the number of clock ticks before a process is deemed to have lost all affinity for the last CPU it ran on. After this interval expires, any CPU is considered a candidate for scheduling a thread. This parameter is relevant only for threads in the timesharing class. Real-time threads are scheduled on the first available CPU.
0 to MAXINT
When caches are large, or when the system is running a critical process or a set of processes that seem to suffer from excessive cache misses not caused by data access patterns.