BFS

The Brain Fuck Scheduler (BFS) is a Linux kernel process scheduler that's maintained out of tree by Con Kolivas. BFS is designed to deliver better performance than the Completely Fair Scheduler in particular for desktop and mobile Linux systems.

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BFS Articles & Reviews

AMD's Open-Source Radeon Driver After Four Years   Display Drivers   17 Aug 2011
Two Years With Linux BFS, The Brain Fuck Scheduler   Software   16 Aug 2011
PCLinuxOS 2010 Runs Against, But Falls Short Of Ubuntu...   Operating Systems   25 Apr 2010
A Brief Look At Yoper 2009   Operating Systems   08 Oct 2009
BFS Scheduler Benchmarks   Software   14 Sep 2009

BFS Linux News

Haiku OS Seeing USB3 Improvements, BFS Resizing Code...   Operating Systems   04 Mar 2019
OpenSUSE Looking At Blacklisting Legacy & Less...   SUSE   09 Feb 2019
HMM Gets New Features/Improvements, Nouveau Support...   Linux Kernel   30 Jan 2019
MuQSS Scheduler Updated, Linux 4.19-ck1 Drops BFQ I/O...   Linux Kernel   14 Nov 2018
Fedora Moves Ahead With Plans To Drop Packages Having...   Fedora   27 Aug 2018
MuQSS Scheduler Updated For The Linux 4.18 Kernel, CK...   Linux Kernel   27 Aug 2018
PDS-MQ CPU Scheduler Revised For The Linux 4.17 Kernel...   Linux Kernel   15 Jul 2018
Benchmarks Of The Liquorix Linux 4.17 Kernel   Linux Kernel   03 Jul 2018
Linux 4.17-ck1 Kernel Patches Released With Newest...   Linux Kernel   27 Jun 2018
Fedora 29 Proposal "i686 Is For x86-64"...   Fedora   04 Jun 2018
Linux 4.15-ck1 Released With MuQSS 0.170   Linux Kernel   18 Feb 2018
MuQSS Scheduler Updated For Linux 4.14, Experimental...   Linux Kernel   26 Nov 2017
MuQSS CPU Scheduler 0.155 Released   Linux Kernel   12 May 2017
MuQSS Updates For The Linux 4.10 Kernel   Linux Kernel   20 Feb 2017
Ten Features You Will Not Find In The Mainline Linux...   Linux Kernel   18 Feb 2017
GRUB 2.02 Is Still Coming Along With Many Features,...   GNU   16 Feb 2017
MuQSS CPU Scheduler Released For Linux 4.9   Linux Kernel   11 Dec 2016
Early Independent Benchmarks Of The MuQSS Scheduler   Linux Kernel   21 Nov 2016
Con Kolivas Announces First Major Release Of MuQSS,...   Linux Kernel   29 Oct 2016
BFS Updated For Linux 4.8, To Be Succeeded By New...   Linux Kernel   04 Oct 2016
BFS Scheduler Gets "Substantial Updates" For...   Linux Kernel   17 Sep 2016
BFS v0.469 Scheduler Released With Linux 4.5 Kernel...   Linux Kernel   25 Mar 2016
There Are Many Features Coming For GRUB 2.02   GNU   13 Mar 2016
Hundreds Of Ubuntu Packages Are Failing To Build With...   Ubuntu   13 Jan 2016
Linux-Based XanMod Kernel Tests   Linux Kernel   11 Jan 2016
BFS Scheduler Updated For The Linux 4.3 Kernel   Linux Kernel   15 Nov 2015
2015 LLVM Developers' Meeting Videos Published   LLVM   11 Nov 2015
OpenMandriva Lx 2014.2 "The Scion" Pays...   Operating Systems   29 Jun 2015
BFS Scheduler Update Brings SMT Nice Support   Linux Kernel   16 Aug 2014
BFS Scheduler Updated For The Linux 3.15 Kernel   Linux Kernel   03 Jul 2014
USB Attached SCSI (UAS) Is Now Working Under Linux   Linux Kernel   17 Jun 2014
BFS Scheduler Updated For Linux 3.14   Linux Kernel   06 May 2014
BFS Scheduler 0.446 Supports The Linux 3.13 Kernel   Linux Kernel   06 Mar 2014
GRUB 2.02 Has Many Features, Might Hit Ubuntu 14.04   GNU   17 Jan 2014
BFS Scheduler v0.444 For Linux 3.12   Linux Kernel   05 Dec 2013
What You Won't Find In The Linux 3.13 Kernel   Linux Kernel   18 Nov 2013
BFS Scheduler Lost Some Charm With Linux 3.11   Linux Kernel   05 Nov 2013
What's Your Hopes From Valve's SteamOS?   Valve   24 Sep 2013
Xen & KVM Come To 64-bit ARM On Linux   Linux Kernel   01 Jul 2013
X.Org Libraries Hit By Round Of Security Issues   X.Org   23 May 2013
NetBSD 6.1 Brings In More Features   BSD   19 May 2013
Intel Puts Out New THP Cache Code For Linux Kernel   Intel   14 Mar 2013
Features You Won't Find In The Linux 3.9 Kernel   Linux Kernel   10 Mar 2013
Google Pushes "Project PIANO" Into Coreboot   Coreboot   30 Jan 2013
SolusOS 2 Alpha 7 Previews Its GNOME Fork   Operating Systems   22 Jan 2013
BFS 426 Scheduler Released For Linux 3.7 Kernel   Linux Kernel   16 Dec 2012
There's A New Linux CPU Scheduler Based Upon BFS   Linux Kernel   15 Dec 2012
Haiku Release 1 Alpha 4 Is Now Available   Free Software   12 Nov 2012
Greg KH Updates USBView For GTK3, DebugFS   Free Software   24 Oct 2012
Zenwalk Continues Banging The BFS Scheduler   Free Software   15 Oct 2012
Suldal, GeForce GTX 680, NVIDIA Tegra 3 On Linux   Hardware   25 Mar 2012
A New BFS "Smoking" Scheduler For Linux 3.3   Linux Kernel   25 Mar 2012
After BFS, Now Comes The BLD Linux Scheduler   Linux Kernel   12 Feb 2012
A New Design For FUSE File-Systems   Free Software   23 Jan 2012
The Zen Kernel Is Still Alive, Patching Linux 3.1   Linux Kernel   07 Jan 2012
Sabayon 7 Brings The Experimental Fusion Kernel   Operating Systems   11 Oct 2011
Kolivas Pushes New Kernel Responsiveness Patches   Linux Kernel   26 Feb 2010
A Few PTS Desktop Live 2009.4 Details   Phoronix   30 Oct 2009
This Week: VDPAU, X.Org, Gaming   Phoronix   20 Sep 2009
This Week: Kernel Mode-Setting, Wayland   Wayland   13 Sep 2009