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Linux: DeskOpt, "Completely Unfair Scheduling"

Sep 07, 2007, 07:30 (1 Talkback[s])

"'Completely fair scheduling is [a] really good thing, but if you want the best performance for certain applications you need to tune up some things,' explained Michal Piotrowski in his announcement for the fifth version of his DeskOpt daemon. The daemon is a Python script that helps to automatically tune the I/O scheduler and the process scheduler to offer better performance for certain applications such as games or audio applications. The script supports the default CFS process scheduler and CFQ I/O scheduler, as well as the anticipatory I/O scheduler and the deadline I/O scheduler..."

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