CPU vs disk schedulers
Posted May 3, 2007 8:47 UTC (Thu) by eduperez
Parent article: This week in the scheduling discussion
While I really apreciate any effort put to improve Linux in general (and CPU schedulers in particualar), I must say that I have never experienced X being sluggish because of other processes starving CPU cycles. However, processes doing intensive disk work tend to have a greater effect on responsiveness; bring some swapping to the table and the game is over...
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