Re: 2.4.10-ac10-preempt lmbench output.

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Fri Oct 12 2001 - 08:22:20 EST


> Now dbench (or any task) is in kernel space for too long. The CPU time
> xmms needs will of course still be given, but _too late_. Its just not
> a cpu resource problem, its a timing problem. xmms needs x units of CPU
> every y units of time. Just getting the x whenever is not enough.

Yep, with

x = 60msec
y = 600msec

So you can give it time up to 540msec late with no drop-outs.

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