Schedulers: the plot thickens
Posted Apr 19, 2007 12:34 UTC (Thu) by i3839
Parent article: Schedulers: the plot thickens
Another important property of Ingo's scheduler is that the time is measured in nanoseconds. According to a later email, Ingo said that the earlier version without the high precision and using queues didn't work well at all. This are the two things that seem to have been limiting RSDL and other schedulers, as strange artefacts cropped up because of the queue and low granularity design.
Peter William (of plugsched) also wrote a scheduler, and experience with trying out different things.
William Lee Irwin III (now I understand why people call him wli ;-) is hammering on the importance of a standard test suite for schedulers, so if there are people with free time who want to help him with setting one up...
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