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Two Years With Linux BFS, The Brain Fuck Scheduler

Michael Larabel

Published on 16 August 2011
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 3 of 4 - 72 Comments

Running the CLOMP benchmark also was unaffected by the Brain Fuck Scheduler change, except for any latency differences as noticed by the end-user.

When multiple processing cores were exposed, BFS began to pull ahead over CFS for the x264 multi-media encoding workload.

Really benefiting from the Brain Fuck Scheduler is the CPU-based TTSIOD 3D Renderer. There was not any performance difference when just one of the Intel CPU cores was enabled, but with two cores, BFS was faster by 13%, and with all four cores active the BFS lead was 27%.

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