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

Alan Cox (
06 Mar 2003 18:25:59 +0000

On Thu, 2003-03-06 at 16:01, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Pardon the suggestion of a dumb hueristic, feel free to ignore me:
> would it work to run-first processes that have modified their iopl()
> level? i.e. "if you access hardware directly, we'll treat you specially
> in the scheduler"?

Not all X servers do that. X is not special in any way. Its just a
daemon. It has the same timing properties as many other daemons doing
time critical operations for many clients

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