Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Jul 2006 17:09 UTC, submitted by IdaAshley
Linux "The Linux kernel continues to evolve, incorporating new technologies and gaining in reliability, scalability, and performance. One of the most important features of the 2.6 kernel is a scheduler implemented by Ingo Molnar. This scheduler is dynamic, supports load-balancing, and operates in constant time -- O(1). This article explores these attributes of the Linux 2.6 scheduler, and more."
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RE: Improving, but still...
by WereCatf on Wed 5th Jul 2006 19:43 UTC in reply to "Improving, but still..."
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2006-02-15

As people already stated, the fault is not with the Linux kernel. The things you describe might be because of X, disabled DMA on disks, poor drivers and so on and so forth. Especially enabling DMA gives a nice overall boost to everything if it isn't enabled. Though, I don't know any recent distro which doesn't enable DMA by default..

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