Re: 2.4.10-ac10-preempt lmbench output.

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sun Oct 14 2001 - 01:18:56 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
> How are you arriving at that y? On what system?

Toshiba sattelite notebook. I remember being able to ^Z splay process
playing mp3, and bg-ing it in time not to skip. That means that y is
at least 300msec or so.

[I wanted to retry it on k6/400 with sblive and mpg123 (not splay) and
could not do the trick.]

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