Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 27th Aug 2007 22:21 UTC
Windows A curious network performance reduction noticed by many Windows Vista users of the 2CPU forum that became the talk of Slashdot last week has been identified as having been caused not by DRM, as Slashdot users expected, but by a curious prioritization 'feature' of Vista that's intentionally biased toward Media Player at the expense of network and system resources.
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schedulers, again...
by pseudocode on Tue 28th Aug 2007 08:23 UTC
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(...) the networking team is actively working with the MMCSS team on a fix that allows for not so dramatically penalizing network traffic, while still delivering a glitch-resistant experience.

Back to the dark age of cooperative multitasking ?

This remind me something about CFS/SD/O(1) schedulers and the dynamic priority adjustments...

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