On Thu, 26 Apr 2001, Adam J. Richter wrote:
> I have not tried it, but I would think that setting HZ to 1024
> should make a big improvement in responsiveness.
> Currently, the time slice allocated to a standard Linux
> process is 5*HZ, or 50ms when HZ is 100. That means that you
> will notice keystrokes being echoed slowly in X when you have
> just one or two running processes,
Rubbish. Whenever a higher-priority thread than the current
thread becomes runnable the current thread will get preempted,
regardless of whether its timeslices is over or not.
And please, DO try things before proposing a radical change
to the kernel ;)
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