Re: [REPORT] cfs-v4 vs sd-0.44

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Wed Apr 25 2007 - 04:24:41 EST

* Pavel Machek <pavel@xxxxxx> wrote:

> > it into some xorg.conf field. (It also makes sure that X isnt
> > preempted by other userspace stuff while it does timing-sensitive
> > operations like setting the video modes up or switching video modes,
> > etc.)
> X is priviledged. It can just cli around the critical section.

yes, that is a tool that can be used too (and is used by most drivers) -
my point was rather that besides the disadvantages, not preempting X can
be an advantage too - not that there are no other (and often more
suitable) tools to do the same.

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