Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 2nd Nov 2010 23:10 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Under an initiative sponsored by the European Commission, the Symbian platform was this week endorsed by the Artemis Joint Technology Initiative and specifically identified as a unique technology that is a vital focus for European-centric mobile software development. As a result, a total investment of over EUR 22 million has been committed to the development of next generation technologies for the Symbian platform. This development project is being led by the Symbian Foundation as part of a consortium of major European technology organisations. The consortium is made up of 24 organisations from 8 European countries, comprising major mobile device manufacturers, hardware and service integration professional services, major consumer electronics companies, mobile network operators, application developers, universities and research institutions."
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RE[4]: technology socialism?
by Lennie on Wed 3rd Nov 2010 20:19 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: technology socialism?"
Lennie
Member since:
2007-09-22

The Linux main kernel project leaders think using the same scheduler for large clusters to small devices might be the trick.

It might be possible, but in that case it needs good tuning options.

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RE[5]: technology socialism?
by Neolander on Wed 3rd Nov 2010 20:39 in reply to "RE[4]: technology socialism?"
Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

The Linux main kernel project leaders think using the same scheduler for large clusters to small devices might be the trick.

It might be possible, but in that case it needs good tuning options.

Yup... I've heard that there has been a linux hacker working on making linux more responsive by tweaking it at scheduler level, but that he subsequently left out of discouragement...

EDIT : Found him ! His name was Con Kolivas. http://apcmag.com/why_i_quit_kernel_developer_con_kolivas.htm

Edited 2010-11-03 20:47 UTC

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RE[6]: technology socialism?
by Lennie on Fri 5th Nov 2010 12:08 in reply to "RE[5]: technology socialism?"
Lennie Member since:
2007-09-22

He is working on it again, but he won't be working on getting it into mainline.

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