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SubjectRe: Interesting interaction between lguest and CFS
On Mon, Jun 04, 2007 at 08:11:51PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> * 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?

Only noticed with lguest.

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

In the host? That'd be weird.

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