Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 18th Jan 2007 15:11 UTC, submitted by Torsten Rahn
Benchmarks "A number of search engines are available for the Gnome and KDE desktop environments, many based around the open source Lucene search engine. It would be tremendous if we could adopt one of these search engines for the Gnome platform, so we can provide the type of integrated search experience for our users that they really need, irrespective of which distort they are using. So to help in this assessment we have carried out a comparison of four different Unix based indexers [.pdf]."
Thread beginning with comment 203094
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
superstoned
Member since:
2005-07-07

if you run beagle nice -n 19, and it throttles, the kernel will increase it's priority with... surprise, 19 points, thus it'll run as prio 0. better than -19 (yeah inverted blablabla) which would be the case without the nice, but still not what you want.

and even if it does run on +19, it STILL uses cpu, even when you do a game. a scheduler policy like sched_batch would ensure it NEVER interupts another running process - that's what you want.


and slocate, does that look in files as well? anyway, i'd rather have incremental updates like beagle & friends have.

Reply Parent Score: 2

Jamie Member since:
2005-07-06

Thats not accurate - the most the linux kernel can adjust nice levels is +/- 5

Reply Parent Score: 2

superstoned Member since:
2005-07-07

yes, that might be true. i don't use mainline cpu scheduler, but the staircase one, which might have more levels to change...

Reply Parent Score: 2