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

Aaron Lehmann (
Thu, 6 Mar 2003 22:45:52 -0800

On Thu, Mar 06, 2003 at 09:42:03AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> But it was definitely there. 3-5 second _pauses_. Not slowdowns.

I can second this. Using Linux 2.5.5x, untarring a file while
compiling could cause X to freeze for several seconds at a time.
I haven't seen this problem recently, though I do experience my share
of XMMS skips.
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