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SubjectRe: Interesting interaction between lguest and CFS

* Matt Mackall <> wrote:

> With 2.6.22-rc3-mm1, I've got a long-running video transcoding going
> on. In other windows, I'm compiling, reading email, etc. with no
> noticeable problems.
> If I fire up lguest and leave it sitting at a shell prompt for a
> couple moments, when I return to type something at the prompt, it can
> take 2-3 seconds for my input to echo. Once it starts responding,
> typing latency disappears. Suspend the other app and the latency
> disappears.

btw., does this only happen with lguest, or with other idle shells too?

perhaps lguest does something unusual when it idles? Does it fiddle
sched_clock() in any way?

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