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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] RSDL completely fair starvation free interactive cpu scheduler
On Sun, 4 Mar 2007, Gene Heskett wrote:

> >There will be times when the mainline scheduler feels more interactive
> > than this scheduler, and that is because it has significant unfairness
> > granted towards interactive tasks. This degree of unfairness in an
> > effort to maintain interactivity has been criticised and causes
> > problems in certain environments with both loss of fairness, relative
> > starvation and is not entirely predictable.
>
> Well, in 20 minutes of playing, I am so far VERY impressed, the kmail
> composer is typing to the screen in unison to my keystrokes, where with
> the older version it often went away for 10 or more seconds at a time,
> then displayed the last sentence I had typed in one (or 2 sometimes)
> swell foop. Now I can back up and correct a typo in real time whereas
> before, it was often faster if the typo was half a line back, and the key
> repeat so darned slow it was often over a second per character cell
> moved, to go grab the mouse, position the cursor on the typo, click, wait
> for the indicator to move, and then fix it. Typing is now pleasurable
> again. Key repeats seem to remain at the set in the bios key repeat
> speed. Amazing. I do believe you have given me back my machine.

What are the specs on your hardware?

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