Re: [PATCH] O1int 0307010922 for 2.5.73 interactivity

From: Con Kolivas (
Date: Tue Jul 01 2003 - 05:48:02 EST

On Tue, 1 Jul 2003 21:32, Luis Miguel Garcia wrote:
> Con, I want to give you Lots of Thanks for the work you're doing with the
> O1int patches.

Thanks. Hopefully it will all be worthwhile.

> Don't you think that we need an option in the kernel to select if we want a
> Server Kernel or a Desktop Kernel?
> With the first one, only throughput is important and in the second one, we
> can take in all the stuff to improve the interactivity (preempt, 01int,
> granularity) so we can give more agresive interactivity to the Desktop
> Kernel.

A properly tuned scheduler should work in all settings. The granularity patch
is the only one which would only benefit the desktop but I'm hoping to make
it unnecessary for this patch to be used.


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