Linux: Staircase Performance Improvements

Posted by dave on Jul 1, 2004 1:15 PM EDT
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Con Kolivas released on updated version of his staircase CPU scheduler. Con explains, "Version 7.7 was nice and stable but probably underperformed about 4 minor versions before it. The stability was necessary, though, because a whole swag of little annoying starvation issues made it into 7.4. This version adds a few more planned features, and has improved the performance substantially, and improved the fairness of the non-interactive and computational scheduler settings."

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