Re: [PATCH] O1int 0307010922 for 2.5.73 interactivity

From: Con Kolivas (
Date: Tue Jul 01 2003 - 05:32:00 EST

On Tue, 1 Jul 2003 20:12, Wiktor Wodecki wrote:
> Hello,
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 09:52:26AM +1000, Con Kolivas wrote:
> > On Tue, 1 Jul 2003 09:44, Con Kolivas wrote:
> > > Here is an evolution of the O1int design to minimise audio skips/smooth
> > > X. I've been forced to work with even less sleep than usual because of
> > > this but I'm getting quite happy with it now.
> for normale usage I'm happy with it, even under heavy load (two kernel
> compiles with -j4 on a single processor machine) I can type into my
> xterms mostly instantly.
> However starting new applications/xterm's is a pain, a plain xterm which
> starts normally within a second takes about 3-5secs. Openoffice isn't
> usable at all. But on the other side I normally don't compile with
> -j4...
> However the xmms didn't skip once while playing. I applied this patch
> ontop of 2.5.73-bk7.

At least we're moving in the right direction; last time you tried it was a
disaster on your machine. Tuning can help this sort of thing. Before I tweak
it further to tackle this can you tell me exactly which version you used?
Sorry it's such a moving target.


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