Re: [patch] CFS scheduler, -v6

From: Gene Heskett
Date: Thu Apr 26 2007 - 20:39:45 EST

On Thursday 26 April 2007, Con Kolivas wrote:
>On Friday 27 April 2007 00:41, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Thursday 26 April 2007, Redeeman wrote:
>> >On Wed, 2007-04-25 at 23:47 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>> ><snip>
>> >
>> >> As usual, any sort of feedback, bugreport, fix and suggestion is more
>> >> than welcome,
>> >
>> >well, from my experiences with cfs on workstation/desktop, on amd64
>> >2ghz, cfs doesent measure up to SD at all.
>> >
>> >audio skips easily, with or without reniced X, and games are not as
>> >smooth. also it seems to be much lower throughput. vanilla seems much
>> >better by comparisin.
>That's a pretty bad regression for CFS to not even play audio without
>> Well, I don't generally feel as if the few stutters I just heard in a cbs
>> news story I just played were anything but dsl glitches here. xmms,
>> playing high quality (Q7) oggs from my own drive are dead smoothly done.
>> nbc did want to let me play anything because I have adblock enabled, and
>> neither did abc but their anims played nicely, fox news smoothly played
>> everything I clicked on.
>> The only problem I've had so far is with a proprietary daemon from belkin,
>> which took about 10 kills and restarts after I'd booted to 2.6.21-CFS-v6
>> before it quit wanting a steady 40% of the cpu when it was running. Now
>> it only does that when the bulldog gui is running. That's not normal
>> either, but getting fixes out of belkin is like breeding elephants, lots
>> of yelling and screaming and it takes 22 months to get results. My next
>> ups will NOT be a belkin.
>> X is not reniced here, but I did run kmail up to -5.
>> Compared to mainline? I still think this is a 100% keeper for desktop
>> users like me.
>Hi Gene
>Have you given up on SD testing then since it's stable and CFS is still
> shiny and new (and written by Ingo) therefore it must be better?

Not necessarily Con. Do you have a fresh one for 2.6.21?

Cheers, Gene
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