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SubjectRe: [patch] O(1) scheduler, -D1, 2.5.2-pre9, 2.4.17
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Hi.

From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Subject: Re: [patch] O(1) scheduler, -D1, 2.5.2-pre9, 2.4.17
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2002 12:37:46 +0100 (CET)

[...]

> 2.5.2-pre10-vanilla running the test at the default priority level:
>
> # ./chat_s 127.0.0.1
> # ./chat_c 127.0.0.1 10 1000
>
> Average throughput : 124676 messages per second
> Average throughput : 102244 messages per second
> Average throughput : 115841 messages per second
>
> [ system is unresponsive at the start of the test, but
> once the 2.5.2-pre10 load-estimator establishes which task is
> interactive and which one is not, the system becomes usable.
> Load can be felt and there are frequent delays in commands. ]
>
> 2.5.2-pre10-vanilla running at nice level 19:
>
> # nice -n 19 ./chat_s 127.0.0.1
> # nice -n 19 ./chat_c 127.0.0.1 10 1000
>
> Average throughput : 214626 messages per second
> Average throughput : 220876 messages per second
> Average throughput : 225529 messages per second
>
> [ system is usable from the beginning - nice levels are working as
> expected. Load can be felt while executing shell commands, but the
> system is usable. Load cannot be felt in truly interactive
> applications like editors.
>
> Summary of throughput results: 2.5.2-pre10-vanilla is equivalent
> throughput-wise in the test with your patched kernel, but the vanilla
> kernel is about 100% faster than your patched kernel when running reniced.

Could someone tell a non-kernel-hacker why this benchmark is nearly
twice as fast when running reniced??? Shouldn't it be slower when it
runs with lower priority (And you execute / type some commands during
it)?

[...]

> Ingo

k33p h4ck1n6
René

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