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SubjectRe: 2.5.64-mm2->4 hangs on contest
At 08:41 AM 3/10/2003 -0500, Ed Tomlinson wrote:
>On March 10, 2003 08:41 am, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > At 07:43 AM 3/10/2003 -0500, Ed Tomlinson wrote:
> > >Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > > > At 09:31 PM 3/10/2003 +1100, Con Kolivas wrote:
> > > >>On Mon, 10 Mar 2003 21:31, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > > >> > Ahem. Attached this time.
> > > >>
> > > >>I assume this is against bk? I'll massage it into 2.5.64-mm4
> > >
> > >Suspect that the interactivity changes have make the problem that my
> > >ptg patch is designed to fix easier to hit. Con where is the latest
> > >contest (a quick google does not help)? Mike what version of irman
> > >are you using? The one I have has problems parsing /proc/mem in mm.
> >
> > Version 0.5. (also has parse problem)
>
>If you guys play with the ptg patch there are two tunables you should
>be aware of. The first is theard_governor, which probably will not need
>to be touched. The second is user_governor. This one you may want to
>reduce from 100 to 50 - meaning start reducing a user's timeslices when
>there are more than 5 in run queue tasks for that user.

In my experiments, reducing timeslice does horrible things to
throughput. The hind of testing I do is mostly throughput oriented...
latency is secondary when you're running full throttle ;-)

-Mike

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