Mike Galbraith kernel group scheduler patch?
jeremy at autostatic.com
Wed Nov 17 08:35:31 GMT 2010
On 11/17/2010 01:38 AM, Erik Rasmussen wrote:
> Is this something that will work with any of the Kernels that Ubuntu Studio
> "The *patch*  by Linux kernel developer Mike Galbraith adds a mere 233
> lines of code to the kernel's scheduler, but it cuts desktop latency down by
> a factor of ten. That's impressive — it's almost like getting a new
> computer. In the Linux Kernel Mailing List, *Linus Torvalds himself praised
> the performance boost*  he gets from the patch."
> ...So I think this is firmly one of those "real improvement" patches. Good
> job. Group scheduling goes from "useful for some specific server loads" to
> "that's a killer feature"
> ...You wouldn't think that such a simple patch could make such a big
> difference, but the proof is there. I've tried it myself and I was
> impressed. You can see for it yourself in these *before- and after-the-patch
> Phoronix videos* .
> *Source URL:*
>  http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=128978361700898&w=2
>  http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=128979084506774&w=2
>  http://www.columbia.edu/acis/history/teletype.html
>  http://www.linusakesson.net/programming/tty/index.php
>  http://wayland.freedesktop.org/
Sounds good! How does this patch relate to Kolivas' BFS?
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