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SubjectRe: [PATCH] O13int for interactivity
At 02:11 PM 8/12/2003 -0700, Mike Fedyk wrote:
>On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 11:42:16AM +0200, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > At 05:18 PM 8/12/2003 +1000, Nick Piggin wrote:
> >
> > >And no, X isn't intentionally sleeping. Its being preempted which is
> > >obviously not intentional.
> >
> > Right. Every time X wakes the gl thread, he'll lose the cpu. Once the gl
> > thread passes X in priority, X is pretty much doomed. (hmm... sane [hard]
> > backboost will probably prevent that)
>
>Isn't 2.4 doing exactly that for pipes and such?

At a glance, preemption appears to be primarily a matter of timeslice in 2.4.

-Mike

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