BFS v0.469 Scheduler Released With Linux 4.5 Kernel Support
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 25 March 2016 at 07:37 AM EDT. 3 Comments
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Con Kolivas has released his new version of the BFS scheduler for the Linux kernel.

Brain Fuck Scheduler v0.469 is the new release out today that continues to follow a single shared runqueue O(n) strict fairness earlist deadline first design. This scheduler that's ideal for mobile devices and desktops now supports the Linux 4.5 kernel.

The support for the latest stable kernel release (v4.5) appears to be the only main change with this new release. If you are interested in patching your kernel with this popular, out-of-tree scheduler, you can find it at ck.kolivas.org.

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