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> Can anyone tell me about experience with the QNX scheduler patch done way
> back for kernel 2.0.31? I've been wanting to try it on a 2.4 series kernel
> (I'm looking for best possible interactive performance under X), and I want
> to know if it is worth porting to the 2.4 line.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Dan

I tried the patch once or twice. On small systems or systems under heavy load it did give a more responsive feeling on interactive applications. With more modern systems (I tested it on my PowerMac 7200/75) I think the difference is not worth the effort of porting the scheduler.

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