Ubuntu 8.10 significantly slower than previous versions

Phillip Susi psusi at cfl.rr.com
Fri Nov 7 21:02:02 UTC 2008

Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
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> Scott James Remnant wrote on 06/11/08 22:44:
>> ...
>> I've always thought it would be interesting to be able to influence the
>> scheduler on a per process basis - and do that from the Window Manager.
>> ie. deliberately give the user's foreground process the "majority" of
>> the time, and fair schedule the rest.
>> ...
> <http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/13718/>
> Windows Vista does this. It also lets programs register "multimedia

And all previous versions of NT.  The thread owning the foreground 
window has always gotten a boost to its priority.

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