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I like running vanilla kernels, but there are certainly lots of patchsets out there which tweak CPU schedulers, IO schedulers, swappiness, etc in the name of responsiveness. See:
Hopefully these patches get into 2.6.36. It seems like Linus and Ingo at least are willing to address it right now. Hell, Linus even said that "our X behavior under load is pitiful."
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