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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Nick's scheduler policy v8

Felipe Alfaro Solana wrote:

>On Thu, 2003-08-28 at 10:49, Nick Piggin wrote:
>>No big changes, this one takes some of the steepness out of the
>>timeslice curve and fixes a bug with child priorities which
>>might or might not help startup times. Probably no point doing
>>any benchmarks on it if they've been done on v7.
>I've been playing with it for a while and, from what I've seen until
>date, I must say it makes X feel smooth (even when X not reniced,
>although I've reniced it to -20). However, it still feels a little bit
>slower when forking new processes under heavy load. I'll do some
>benchmarking and will post numbers here.

Hi Felipe,
Sorry I can't reply directly to you. Something thinks I'm spam...
Anyway, thanks for all your good feedback. The slower fork response
is something I haven't been able to get quite right without causing
kernel compiles to slow things down _too_ much. I have a few more
ideas though.

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