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Kernel 2.6.31 to speed up Linux desktop

Sep 08, 2009, 12:03 (2 Talkback[s])
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"The kernel developers have been working on improvements to desktop interactivity, particularly when it's under memory pressure since the last release, version 2.6.30, in June.

"Desktop applications can experience long and noticeable pauses when the application's code path jumps to a part of the code that is not cached in memory and needs to be read from the disk, which is slower."

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