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On Sat, 9 Aug 2003 03:57, Timothy Miller wrote:
> Con Kolivas wrote:
> > Made highly interactive tasks earn all their waiting time on the runqueue
> > during requeuing as sleep_avg.
>
> There are some mechanics of this that I am not familiar with, so please
> excuse the naive question.
>
> Someone had suggested that a task's sleep time should be determine
> exclusively from the time it spends blocked by what it's waiting on, and
> not based on any OTHER time it sleeps. That is, the time between the
> I/O request being satisfied and the task actually getting the CPU
> doesn't count.
>
> Is your statement above a reflection of that suggestion?

I have already been doing this in previous iterations to the extent that it
was capable of being done. There's only so much information feeding into the
scheduler at the moment. All the dependent subsections would have to have
more code to have specific feedback to the scheduler.

Con

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