Linux: Choosing A CPU Scheduler

Posted by dave on Jun 29, 2004 5:11 AM EDT
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Those interested in testing the various efforts focused on improving Linux desktop performance may wish to try the patches available from the CPU Scheduler Evaluation project page. Peter Williams announced his latest patch against the 2.6.7 stable Linux kernel which provides the ability to select a CPU scheduler at runtime. The current version of the patch allows a user to select either Con Kolivas ' staircase scheduler, or Peter's own priority based scheduler.

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