Re: interactive task starvation
From: Mike Galbraith
Date: Tue Mar 21 2006 - 09:34:19 EST
On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 01:30 +1100, Con Kolivas wrote:
> On Wednesday 22 March 2006 01:28, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 01:19 +1100, Con Kolivas wrote:
> > > What you're fixing with unfairness is worth pursuing. The 'ls' issue just
> > > blows my mind though for reasons I've just said. Where are the magic
> > > cycles going when nothing else is running that make it take ten times
> > > longer?
> > What I was talking about when I mentioned scrolling was rendering.
> I'm talking about the long standing report that 'ls' takes 10 times longer on
> 2.6 90% of the time you run it, and doing 'ls | cat' makes it run as fast as
> 2.4. This is what Willy has been fighting with.
Oh. I thought you were calling me a _moron_ :)
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