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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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