irqbalance as ubuntu-server dep...
ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Jul 12 03:58:45 UTC 2012
On Thursday, July 12, 2012 11:26:17 AM Daniel J Blueman wrote:
> On 10 July 2012 22:34, Scott Kitterman <ubuntu at kitterman.com> wrote:
> > On Tuesday, July 10, 2012 09:47:33 PM Daniel J Blueman wrote:
> >> Hi Ubuntu devs,
> >> I've been wanting to raise the question about if ubuntu-standard
> >> should depend on irqbalance, since the benefits of irqbalance in a
> >> typical non-server environment are questionable.
> >> In fact, I see it clocking up time, causing more context switches and
> >> wakeups. This is clearly a step backward for mobile and even desktop
> >> users. The documentation  shows the use-cases it was designed for,
> >> ie heavy server load.
> >> It would be far better as a dependency in an Ubuntu server
> >> installation. What do you guys think?
> > My recollection is that it was added to the seeds for the server use case,
> > so I think this makes sense.
> Is a debdiff suitable for the ubuntu-standard metapackage, or should I
> present a bzr branch?
Ubuntu metapackages are generated from seeds. See:
This is trivial to change, but I'd like to see a bit more agreement than my
vague recollection before doing it.
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