From: Con Kolivas
Date: Fri Mar 26 2004 - 10:54:13 EST
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Updated my patchset:
These are patches designed to improve system responsiveness and add features
with specific emphasis on the desktop.
Full feature list:
Autoregulates the virtual memory swappiness.
Sched_domains support for better hyperthreading and SMP support including my
smt nice changes
A complete scheduler policy rewrite for interactivity and responsiveness
Complete Fair Queueing disk scheduler and I/O priorities
Set initial I/O priorities according to cpu scheduling policy and nice
DMA for cd audio
Greater security (not included in default patch).
+ Staircase scheduler - my complete scheduler policy rewrite for interactivity
built on top of the current O(1) scheduler
+ CD audio DMA
+ Grsec (optional only in experimental dir as it breaks compile if disabled)
~New batch scheduling (idle scheduling) policy from scratch based on new
scheduler is much simpler and less prone to system starvation issues
~New isochronous scheduling (low latency, non real time scheduling for
~Updated bootsplash v3.1.4
~Updated reiser4 snapshot (2004.03.25)
Autoregulated vm swappiness
Supermount-NG v 2.0.4
CFQ I/O scheduler with I/O priority support.
This is my parting gesture as I'll be on extended leave from 31st March till
the end of May.
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