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Re: [opensuse] Faster x10
  • From: Duaine Hechler <dahechler@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2010 11:56:11 -0600
  • Message-id: <4CF68C3B.1070807@xxxxxxx>
Well, I'm not sure about the Linux kernel scheduler BUT the old mainframe scheduler for IBM's VM Operating System - ROCKED. (Comparable to VmWare and VirtualBox on the PC)

Could it be applied - probably.

VM had a three-tier scheduler that made a very good effort to level out
processes.

Listed by scheduler priority:

Tier 1 - I/O Bound processes
Tier 2 - Averaged I/O bound and CPU bound processes
Tier 3 - CPU bound processes (These would get 7 cycles then wait 7 cycles) (So
these processes would not hog the CPU)

Duaine

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