Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Nov 2010 22:48 UTC, submitted by Michael
Linux "In recent weeks and months there has been quite a bit of work towards improving the responsiveness of the Linux desktop with some very significant milestones building up recently and new patches continuing to come. This work is greatly improving the experience of the Linux desktop when the computer is withstanding a great deal of CPU load and memory strain. Fortunately, the exciting improvements are far from over. There is a new patch that has not yet been merged but has undergone a few revisions over the past several weeks and it is quite small - just over 200 lines of code - but it does wonders for the Linux desktop."
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RE[2]: Comment by Radio
by renox on Wed 17th Nov 2010 09:23 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Radio"
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Not really, this patch is for a really specialised case: ensuring that one tty doesn't hog all the CPU(s)..
It does nothing when various applications have the same tty which is the case for all the GUI applications.
But this is still an interesting improvement, I wonder if BFS would be improved by a similar change?

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