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SubjectRE: Weightless process class

> One problem here is that you might end up with a weightless
> process having grabbed a superblock lock, after which a
> normal priority CPU hog kicks in and starves the weightless
> process.
One way would be to set a flag "I'm holding a lock" and when
it releases the lock(s), deschedule it?

> This makes little sense. If the system doesn't page out
> the least used page in the system, the disks will be more
> busy on page faults than they need to be, taking away IO
> bandwidth from more important processes ;)
Strictly speaking, true, probably nothing to make an exception for.
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