low latency

Øyvind Repvik repvik at online.no
Mon Oct 15 17:06:49 PDT 2001


At 19:55 15.10.2001 -0400, you wrote:
>On Mon, Oct 15, 2001 at 07:57:39PM -0300, Adolfo Delorenzo wrote:
> > Yup. Actually I've been patching my 2.4 kernels since 2.4.0
> >
> > A LFS box with a low latency patched kernel can render VERY interesting
> > performance results, specially with databases or I/O intensive apps.
>
>I'm guessing compiling LFS systems almost all day long falls under I/O
>intensive apps.
I better get my kernel patched then :P

>Are there downsides from the low latency patch? It improves I/O handling
>and some other things i've heard on linux kernel list, but it was never
>clear to me if there are performance degradations in other areas.

I've wondered about this too. If someone *does* know, we'd like to know =)

>And, I can't seem to find the low latency patches. URL please

http://www.tech9.net/rml/linux/


Øyvind Repvik
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