RE: [patch] QNX-style scheduling for Linux 2.0

linux kernel account (
Mon, 28 Jul 1997 19:51:00 -0400 (EDT)

On Mon, 28 Jul 1997, ;The Doctor What wrote:

> If a process runs thru several slices *without blocking* then the
> priority is decreased by one. This means that processes that loop tend
> to go to priority of 0. This helps keep up "user responsiveness".
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> ^^^^^

That is a great feature.. I've got the evolutionary schduler doing that
on a machine at home.. It makes a d2/66 useable even with rc5 running
negitive nice..