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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] Ext3 latency fixes
Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 04, 2009 at 10:18:20PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>> btw., just to insert some hard data: usability studies place the
>> acceptance threshold for delays to around 300 milliseconds.
>>
>> If the computer does not 'respond' (in a real or a fake, visible or
>> audible way) to their input within 0.3 seconds they get annoyed
>> emotionally.
>
> You mean like hitting 'skip commercial' on the remote, and 2 minutes later
> when the commercials are almost over, then it happens. Yeah users get a
> bit peeved at that. Fortunately that particularly behaviour is somewhat
> rare. 5 to 10 seconds is more common and sometimes it works fine.
..

I generally don't see any delay at all when doing that,
even when the Mythtv system is very busy on multiple recordings.
But then, I also don't use the huge LIRC stack for the simple R/C either.

cheers


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