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SubjectRE: Kernel 2.5.6 Interactive performance

That would be great. I'm currently running 2.4.18. I'm always up for
things that would help improve performance, even if they are "experimental".

Charles Heselton
Network Installer
Staffing Alternatives, Inc.
619.261.6866 <>

-----Original Message-----
From: Dieter Nützel []
Sent: Saturday, March 09, 2002 1712
To:; Dan Mann
Cc: Linux Kernel List; J.A. Magallon
Subject: Re: Kernel 2.5.6 Interactive performance

On Sonntag, 10. März 2002 02:00:02, Charles Heselton wrote:
> How would you implement these thing? I'm not on the same technical level
> that you guys are, and when/if things are out of context, I don't follow.
> Can you help?

If you are somewhat open for "new" (experimental) stuff I can prepare a
on top of 2.4.18 or 2.4.19-pre2 for you.

But Andrea Arcangeli informed me that vm-29 had a deadlock bug in the recent
fixes for the bh headers. vm-28 is fine or soon to be available vm-30.

It didn't hit me for the last two days.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Dieter Nützel
> Sent: Saturday, March 09, 2002 1156
> To: Dan Mann
> Cc: Linux Kernel List
> Subject: Re: Kernel 2.5.6 Interactive performance
> On Saturday, 9. März 2002 18:55:00, Dan Mann wrote:
> [-]
> >Machine now feels more responsive than windows 2000 pro machine at work.
> >
> > Great work guys.
> It's due to preemption and Ingo's great O(1)-scheduler.
> BIO should help, too but throughput isn't were it should be...;-)
> You can get this when you apply preemption+lock-break, O(1) and Andrew
> Morten's low-latency to 2.4.18, too.
> -aa (vm_29) deliver additional throughput.
> If you are running under KDE you should try 3.0 beta2 or -rc2 (!!!)
> It flies then.
> Regards,
> Dieter

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