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SubjectRe: Kernel 2.4.x and 2.4.1-preX - Higher latency then 2.2.x kernels?
Where can i get the patch?

I can apply it right now.

Gregory Maxwell wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 20, 2001 at 02:50:16PM -0500, Shawn Starr wrote:
> > It just seems that since using 2.4 ive noticed my poor Pentium 200Mhz
> > slow down whether being in X or otherwise. It just seems that the system
> > is sluggish.
> >
> > I am using the new ReiserFS filesystem and I do know its still in heavy
> > development perhaps my latency is due to this (?)
>
> Reiserfs uses much more complex data structures then ext2 (trees..). I don't
> think that latency has ever been a design criteria and all of the benchmarks
> they use are pretty much pure throughput tests.
>
> So it wouldn't be really surprising if reiserfs had very bad latency. You
> should apply the timepegs patch and profile your kernel latency to see where
> it's coming from.
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