Re: O(1) scheduler starvation

From: Marc-Christian Petersen (
Date: Wed Jun 18 2003 - 15:48:31 EST

On Wednesday 18 June 2003 22:44, Ricardo Galli wrote:

Hi Ricardo,

> > Have you seen this email I just posted to lkml?
> > [PATCH] 2.5.72 O(1) interactivity bugfix
> > It may be affecting the scheduler in all sorts of ways.
> I've applied the patch you posted in your web page for 2.4.21-ck1. It feels
> more reactive but has an annoying collateral effect, it seems to slow down
> to new processes forked from an interactive program.
> I see it when selecting a PGP signed message in kmail, it takes up to two
> seconds to show the message body. The lag wasn't so noticeable before.
Robert already told so.

ciao, Marc

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