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Jan de Groot 11-25-2007 09:13 PM

2.6.23.8-2 with cfs scheduler backport from ingo molnar?
 
On Sun, 2007-11-25 at 22:02 +0100, Tobias Powalowski wrote:
> Hi
> http://www.archlinux.org/~tpowa/2.6.23/
> includes a new .8 kernel with ingo molnars backport of the cfs scheduler
> from .24 kernel and gregs rc1 stable patch for .9 kernel
>
> it adresses these bugs:
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/8721
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/8745
>
> this cfs patch is something quite big and i don't know if you all want to go
> this way to fix this issues. It could have the potential to break things, but
> also the speed improvements that will appear in .24 kernel and it seems to
> fix the wpa issues we have.
> Also for my system it runs stable.
>
> i would like to bring it to testing tomrrow to get finally the last issues
> fixed for a new installation ISO.
>
> any comments on it?

Is this new 2.6.23-scheduler branch maintained, or is it a one-shot-only
backport. These huge modifications to a "stable" kernel look quite scary
to me.


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