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SubjectRe: Renice X for cpu schedulers
Nick Piggin wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 09:17:25AM -0400, Mark Lord wrote:
>> Just plain "make" (no -j2 or -j9999) is enough to kill interactivity
>> on my 2GHz P-M single-core non-HT machine with SD.
> Is this with or without X reniced?

That was with no manual jiggling, everything the same as with stock kernels,
except that stock kernels don't kill interactivity here.

>> 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.
> How well does cfs run if you have the granularity set to something
> like 30ms (30000000)?

Dunno, I've put this stuff aside for now until things settle down.
With four schedulers, and lots of patches / revisions / tuning-knobs,
there's just no way to keep up with it all here.

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