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Tobias Powalowski 11-26-2007 05:13 AM

2.6.23.8-2 with cfs scheduler backport from ingo molnar?
 
Am Sonntag, 25. November 2007 schrieb Jan de Groot:
> 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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http://people.redhat.com/mingo/cfs-scheduler/
it was introduced by demand so i guess ingo molnar will provide further
patches in the future.

greetings
tpowa
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Tobias Powalowski
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