Re: [patch] "HT scheduler", sched-2.5.63-B3

Ingo Molnar (
Thu, 6 Mar 2003 08:47:38 +0100 (CET)

On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Andrew Morton wrote:

> The current interactivity booster heuristic does appear to work very
> well - I did an A/B comparison with 2.4.x a while back, and 2.5 is
> distinctly better.

> Let me redescribe the problem:
> - Dual 850MHz PIII, 900M of RAM.
> - Start a `make -j3 vmlinux', everything in pagecache
> - Start using X applications. Moving a window about is the usual trigger.

please do another thing as well: in addition to applying the -A4 patch,
also renice X to -10.

> But last time I tested Ingo's interactivity patch things were a lot
> better. I shall retest his latest now.

please do.


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at