[olug] Alternative To The "200 Lines Kernel Patch That Does Wonders" Which You Can Use Right Away

Jordan Fox vmifox at gmail.com
Tue Dec 7 18:41:27 UTC 2010

I did it in *buntu.  I haven't done any testing.  I really haven't
noticed a difference, but I haven't done any cpu intensive activities
and tried to watch a movie at the same time.


On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 5:06 AM, Rob Townley <rob.townley at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 10:42 PM, Kevin D. Snodgrass
> <kdsnodgrass at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> http://www.webupd8.org/2010/11/alternative-to-200-lines-kernel-patch.html
>> Anybody here try this yet?  I haven't.  Being somewhat paranoid, and maybe OCD (or just a nerd) I like KNOWING what is actually going on before I make these types of changes to one of my systems.  (NOTE to Self:  Get a test system up again, SOON)  Although I am guilty of violating that rule in re: selinux... :-)
>> Anyhow I don't grok cgroups, yet...  And Linus seems to think including the ~200 line patch into stock kernels is a Good Thing (TM) for 2.6.37, so maybe I'll just wait until then...
>> Kevin D. Snodgrass
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> For Fedora, you need F14 for systemd and that requires disabling
> selinux .... no thanks.  i guess i will wait for 2.6.37 as well.  i
> suppose i have to agree with Torvalds on this ... optimize the default
> kernel for general purpose desktop use.  The specialty use cases like
> leaf and other embedded systems that may need different scheduling
> algorithms can put in their own scheduler ... i believe.
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