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BFS Scheduler v0.444 For Linux 3.12

Linux Kernel

Published on 05 December 2013 03:45 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel
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The BFS Linux kernel scheduler by Con Kolivas is up to version 0.444 this week and this updated scheduler is available for the Linux 3.12 kernel.

Brain Fuck Scheduler v0.444 is resynced against the Linux 3.12 kernel release and contains a rewritten mechanism for dealing with suspend-to-ram/disk and resume that was plaguing earlier versions of the BFS scheduler.

The 444 update to the out-of-tree kernel scheduler was announced on Tuesday via the kernel mailing list. The 245K patch for the Linux 3.12 kernel can be found via this directory.

Interested in seeing some fresh benchmarks of BFS? Let us know in the forums or via Twitter.

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