Re: Strange load issues with 2.5.69/70 in both -mm and -bk trees.

From: Ingo Molnar (
Date: Mon Jun 02 2003 - 12:28:27 EST

On 2 Jun 2003, Tom Sightler wrote:

> I think this may be because wine uses a client/server model. There is
> the wine client which runs the actual applications, but they seem to
> share the core wineserver process which seems to be responsible for
> actually mixing and generating the sound output. Renicing the 'wine'
> (frontend) process give the 'wineserver' (backend) process more CPU time
> to actually get the sound out.

yes, this is an accurate description of the wineserver model.

to prove this point, could you try and renice wineserver to -10 (as root)
- does that fix the latency issues still?

(if this doesnt then it could be the foreground process starving yet
another process - we have to find out which one.)


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