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    SubjectRe: Renice X for cpu schedulers
    On Thursday 19 April 2007 23:17, Mark Lord wrote:
    > Con Kolivas wrote:
    > s go ahead and think up great ideas for other ways of metering out cpu
    > > bandwidth for different purposes, but for X, given the absurd simplicity
    > > of renicing, why keep fighting it? Again I reiterate that most users of
    > > SD have not found the need to renice X anyway except if they stick to old
    > > habits of make -j4 on uniprocessor and the like, and I expect that those
    > > on CFS and Nicksched would also have similar experiences.
    > Just plain "make" (no -j2 or -j9999) is enough to kill interactivity
    > on my 2GHz P-M single-core non-HT machine with SD.
    > But with the very first posted version of CFS by Ingo,
    > I can do "make -j2" no problem and still have a nicely interactive destop.

    Cool. Then there's clearly a bug with SD that manifests on your machine as it
    should not have that effect at all (and doesn't on other people's machines).
    I suggest trying the latest version which fixes some bugs.


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