Re: The reason to call it 3.0 is the desktop (was Re: [OT] 2.6 not 3.0 - (NUMA))

From: Alexander Kellett (
Date: Wed Oct 09 2002 - 03:17:17 EST

On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 10:03:16AM -0400, Rob Landley wrote:
> The frequency of mouse pointer stalls, and the worst case response time, is
> probably something an automated benchmark could measure. (Z-order's a
> tricker problem because the window manager's involved, but mouse stalls are
> EASY to cause.)

actually with low-latency, preempt and X's new silken mouse
stuff i haven't had any real mouse pointer stalls in a while.
well, apart from my maxtor drive stalling my entire system
(vmstat included) for 2 seconds at a time when i get it to
pump its full 20mb/s (and yes, dma is enabled).

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