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SubjectRe: [PATCH] O16int for interactivity
On Sat, Aug 16, 2003 at 01:49:06AM +1000, Con Kolivas wrote:
> Changes:
> Waker is now kept track of.
>
> Only user tasks have the bonus ceiling from uninterruptible sleep.
>
> Preemption of tasks at the same level with twice as much timeslice has been
> dropped as this is not necessary with timeslice granularity (may improve
> performance of cpu intensive tasks).
>
> Preemption of user tasks is limited to those in the interactive range; cpu
> intensive non interactive tasks can run out their full timeslice (may also
> improve cpu intensive performance)
>
> Tasks cannot preempt their own waker.
>
> Cleanups etc.

Con, given the problems reported, maybe each of these should be in a
different changeset (OXXint, etc...).

Seeing the large number of changes, compared to previous releases gave me a
pause on this patch. So I waited a few minutes and there was a problem
report quickly.

Is there any way you can provide each change in a seperate patch, so we can
narrow down the problem patch? (I have a feeling that most of your changes will do a
lot of good)

Mike
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