New scheduler algorithm committed

walt wa1ter at
Sun Jun 26 16:31:26 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
almost unusable.

So, all in all, the scheduler changes seem to be a tossup: some pluses
and some minuses.  Still room for improvement, though.

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