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SubjectRe: 2.6.8-rc2-mm2
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Andrew Morton wrote:

| - Added Con's staircase CPU scheduler.
|
| This will probably have to come out again because various people
| are still fiddling with the CPU scheduler. But my feeling here is
| that the current 1st-gen CPU scheduler has been tweaked as far as
| it can go and is still not 100% right. It is time to start
| thinking about a new design which addresses the requirements and
| current problems by algorithmic means rather than by tweaking.
| Removing over 300 lines from the scheduler is a good sign.
|
| Feedback on this patch is sought.
|
I'm glad you added staircase, I've had better experiences with
staircase than the one which was mainstream before, I don't have any
actual timings on it, but it felt more responsive under heavier
load(Compiling much, listening to music, browsing...). :)

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Espen Fjellvær Olsen
eldiablo@svorka.net
Norway
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