[ILUG] My venture into 2.6 kernel on an older desktop...
paul at clubi.ie
Mon Mar 15 15:07:42 GMT 2004
On Mon, 15 Mar 2004 P at draigBrady.com wrote:
> No free lunch :-)
> more responsive <=> less throughput.
> The default scheduler ticker is now at 1000Hz instead of 100Hz for 2.4
> and there are prememptive changes that again will have an
> effect on throughput.
but the RH9 kernel has HZ=1000 too, so that cant be it. And I'm not
sure, but dont they also have preempt backported to their more recent
Really curious what the hell it is that makes gentoo faster, having a
"slow" machine myself.
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