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SubjectRe: [patch] SCHED_SOFTRR linux scheduler policy ...
Davide Libenzi wrote:
> > Cool. What happens if you run two SCHED_SOFTRR tasks and they both
> > use 50% of the CPU - will that starve all the other tasks? Or is the
> > CPU usage of all SOFTRR tasks bounded collectively?
>
> Nope :) They will run their timeslice entirely and then they will try to
> get some more. Looking at their last recharge timestamp, Dad scheduler
> will put them in bed and will give other tasks a chance to run.

Nice, but answer to wrong question, possibly :)

I'm wondering what happens if the tasks are both good, early to bed
without a fuss. Neither runs their entire timeslice.

Or to illustrate: say xine uses 10% of my CPU. What happens when I
open 11 xine windows?

-- Jamie
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