Re: [PATCH] O3int interactivity for 2.5.74-mm2

From: Con Kolivas (
Date: Tue Jul 08 2003 - 02:59:39 EST

On Tue, 8 Jul 2003 17:46, Davide Libenzi wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Jul 2003, Szonyi Calin wrote:
> > In the weekend i did some experiments with the defines in kernel/sched.c
> > It seems that changing in MAX_TIMESLICE the "200" to "100" or even "50"
> > helps a little bit. (i was able to do a make bzImage and watch a movie
> > without noticing that is a kernel compile in background)
> I bet it helps. Something around 100-120 should be fine. Now we need an
> exponential function of the priority to assign timeslices to try to
> maintain interactivity. This should work :

This is still decreasing the timeslices. Whether you do it linearly or
exponentially the timeslices are smaller, which just about everyone will
resist you doing.


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