New scheduler algorithm committed

Matthew Dillon dillon at
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
:almost unusable.
: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.
					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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