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SubjectRe: Unresponiveness of 2.4.16
Torrey Hoffman wrote:
>
> I've running 2.4.16 with this VM patch combined with your
> 2.4.15-pre7-low-latency patch from www.zip.com.au. (it applied with a
> little fuzz, no rejects). Is this a combination that you would feel
> comfortable with?

Should be OK. There is a possibility of livelock when you have
a lot of dirty buffers against multiple devices. It may
be a good idea to pick up the 2.4.16 low-latency patch.
http://www.zip.com.au/~akpm/linux/2.4.16-low-latency.patch.gz

> So far it hasn't blown up on me, and in fact seems very quick and
> responsive.
>
> Unless I hear a "No, don't do that!", I'm going to push this kernel into
> testing for our video applications...

If any quantitative results become available, please share...

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