Re: 2.5.2-pre performance degradation on an old 486

From: Matthias Hanisch (
Date: Mon Jan 07 2002 - 16:43:46 EST

On Mon, 7 Jan 2002, Davide Libenzi wrote:

> In sched.c::init_idle() :
> current->dyn_prio = -100;
> Let me know.

Aehm. I already added the same line at the beginning of cpu_idle() in
arch/i386/process.c, which brought back the old performance. Your patch
should be analogous, but cleaner.

So: Bingo!!!!

I just wonder, why only two people with slow machines saw this behavior...

Now 2.5.2 can come :)


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