Re: BFS vs. mainline scheduler benchmarks and measurements

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Mon Sep 07 2009 - 10:37:26 EST

On Mon, 07 Sep 2009 06:38:36 +0300
Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 09/06/2009 11:59 PM, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> >[...]
> > Also, i'd like to outline that i agree with the general goals
> > described by you in the BFS announcement - small desktop systems
> > matter more than large systems. We find it critically important
> > that the mainline Linux scheduler performs well on those systems
> > too - and if you (or anyone else) can reproduce suboptimal behavior
> > please let the scheduler folks know so that we can fix/improve it.
> BFS improved behavior of many applications on my Intel Core 2 box in
> a way that can't be benchmarked. Examples:

Have you tried to see if latencytop catches such latencies ?
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