Re: interactive task starvation

From: Mike Galbraith
Date: Tue Mar 21 2006 - 08:45:18 EST

On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 14:38 +0100, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> What you describe is exactly a case for a tunable. Different people with
> different workloads want different values. Seems fair enough. After all,
> we already have /proc/sys/vm/swappiness, and things like that for the same
> reason : the default value should suit most users, and the ones with
> knowledge and different needs can tune their system. Maybe grace_{g1,g2}
> should be renamed to be more explicit, may be we can automatically tune
> one from the other and let only one tunable. But if both have a useful
> effect, I don't see a reason for hiding them.

I'm wide open to suggestions. I tried to make it functional, flexible,
and above all, dirt simple. Adding 'acceptable' would be cool :)


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