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SubjectRe: [2.4.17/18pre] VM and swap - it's really unusable
On Mon, Jan 21, 2002 at 04:38:59PM +0100, Daniel Phillips wrote:
> On January 15, 2002 01:39 pm, wrote:
> > My reservation about preemption as an implementation technique is that
> > it has costs, which seem to be not easily boundable, but not very
> > clear benefits.
> To me the benefit is clear enough: ASAP scheduling of IO threads, a simple
> heuristic that improves both throughput and latency.

I think of "benefit", perhaps naiively, in terms of something that can
be measured or demonstrated rather than just announced.

Victor Yodaiken
Finite State Machine Labs: The RTLinux Company.

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