Re: [PATCH] O6int for interactivity

From: Con Kolivas (
Date: Thu Jul 17 2003 - 04:14:55 EST

Quoting Alex Riesen <alexander.riesen@synopsys.COM>:

> Con Kolivas, Wed, Jul 16, 2003 16:30:25 +0200:
> > O*int patches trying to improve the interactivity of the 2.5/6 scheduler
> for
> > desktops. It appears possible to do this without moving to nanosecond
> > resolution.
> >
> > This one makes a massive difference... Please test this to death.
> >
> tar ztf file.tar.gz and make something somehow do not like each other.
> Usually it is tar, which became very slow. And listings of directories
> are slow if system is under load (about 3), too (most annoying).
> UP P3-700, preempt. 2.6.0-test1-mm1 + O6-int.

Thanks for testing. It is distinctly possible that O6.1 addresses this problem.
Can you please test that? It applies on top of O6 and only requires a recompile
of sched.o.

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