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SubjectRe: [patch] O(1) scheduler-H6 and nice +19
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On January 11, 2002 11:24 am, you wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Jan 2002, Ed Tomlinson wrote:
> > Noticed something about tasks running with nice 19. They seem to
> > always get 25-35% of the cpu. This happens with kernel compiles and
> > some other benchmarking processes. If I kill the setiathome task, the
> > other processes shoot up to 90% and above.
>
> why dont you run the setiathome task at nice +19? that way it'll share CPU
> time with other niced processes.

Setiathome _is_ running at nice +19... The H6 version cured the 2.4.17 boot
problem here. Here are some numbers (H6) for you to consider:

make bzImage with setiathome running nice +19

make bzImage 391.11s user 30.85s system 62% cpu 11:17.37 total

make bzImage alone

make bzImage 397.33s user 32.14s system 92% cpu 7:43.58 total

Notice the large difference in run times...

System is: UP K6-III 400, 512M

Ed Tomlinson

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