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SubjectRe: Benchmarks for performance patches (-ck) for 2.4.19
On Mon, 2 Sep 2002, Ingo Oeser wrote:

> This is not only X. The problem is the software layering bloat.
> Thats a design mistake we copied from W*ndows in our Linux
> applications.

Agreed, it is not just in one layer of the system.

However, changing the kernel _has_ resulted in a large
improvement in interactivity and does allow me to run
bonnie++ or even a 'bk clone' while playing mp3s and
without losing interactivity or having the mp3s skip...

On a machine with 192 MB RAM.


Bravely reimplemented by the knights who say "NIH".

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