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SubjectRe: 2.6.0-test2-mm1
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On Tue, 29 Jul 2003 10:38, Diego Calleja García wrote:
> El Sun, 27 Jul 2003 23:37:16 -0700 Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> escribió:
> > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.0-test2
> >/2.6.0-test2-mm1/
> >
> > - More CPU scheduler tweaks.
>
> O10 feels great here; behaviour under heavy load (make -jbignumber) is
> great; gcc doesn't starves the rest of the processes; it still allows
> X/xchat/xmms/etc do some work and the system remains usable; mp3 doesn't
> skip too much (only when it tries to swapin some big process like galeon
> but i find that normal; before this the same load in the past starved
> anything not classified as "compiler").

Thanks. The swap or even heavy vm thing affecting interactivity is something
I've been thinking about for some time but I've yet to figure out a good way
to feed back the vm's activity into the scheduler in a meaningful way.

Con

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