Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 7th Jan 2011 23:36 UTC, submitted by nadavkav
Linux "Phoronix recently published an article regarding a ~200 lines Linux Kernel patch that improves responsiveness under system strain. Well, Lennart Poettering, a RedHat developer replied to Linus Torvalds on a maling list with an alternative to this patch that does the same thing yet all you have to do is run 2 commands and paste 4 lines in your ~/.bashrc file. I know it sounds unbelievable, but apparently someone even ran some tests which prove that Lennart's solution works."
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RE: Works only for shell?
by FishB8 on Sat 8th Jan 2011 19:32 UTC in reply to "Works only for shell?"
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The setup in the linked article is designed to create a new cgroup for each new shell (and their child processes).

There is nothing to stop you from creating cgroups of your own design though.

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