Re: [patch] SCHED_SOFTRR linux scheduler policy ...

Jamie Lokier (
Sun, 13 Jul 2003 15:11:21 +0100

Davide Libenzi wrote:
> You need per-user policies to achieve fairness, the global allocation
> won't work.

Agreed that fairness is complicated. However, a global limit is
needed because it's a big security hole to not have one. I wonder if
a global limit can't be implemented very simply? Users interfering
with each other's real-timeness is not half as bad as users locking up
a box.

-- Jamie
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