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  • Linux 4.16-ck1 Kernel Released, Bundles In The MuQSS 0.171 Scheduler

    Phoronix: Linux 4.16-ck1 Kernel Released, Bundles In The MuQSS 0.171 Scheduler

    Independent Linux kernel hacker Con Kolivas today released the Linux 4.16-ck1 stable kernel as his collection of kernel patches applied atop the vanilla Linux 4.16 upstream code-base. Most notable to that patch-set is the updated MuQSS 0.171 scheduler, which is also available for download on its own for patching against your own kernel build...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...4.16-ck1-MuQSS

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    I've seen load averages of ~200 while compiling on my 1700 and the system was perfectly responsive for web browsing. This probably wouldn't have been true during the 2.4.x days, so there has been progress definitely partially because of -ck kernels. Skiplists are cool, but merging into mainline counts. I do wish the OOM killer acted faster by default, but there's probably some tuning I'm too lazy to google rn.

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