New scheduler algorithm committed
dillon at apollo.backplane.com
Sun Jun 26 17:08:09 PDT 2005
:On Sun, 26 Jun 2005, Matthew Dillon wrote:
:> Ok, I have rewritten the scheduler.
:My very preliminary testing shows an improvement, but not spectacular.
:I'm doing a buildworld now, just as a CPU-intensive background task.
:I've tried playing the gnome 'sol' game, which seems definitely more
:responsive. I'm typing this response in pine (running in a gnome
:terminal window) and I find it so annoyingly slow and erratic as to be
:So, all in all, the scheduler changes seem to be a tossup: some pluses
:and some minuses. Still room for improvement, though.
Ok, lets narrow it down. Run the the buildworld from a shell which
has been niced up to +5 and see if the pine session improves.
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