How to compile a Ubuntu 10.10 kernel with sched: automated per tty task groups kernel patch
Nov 27, 2010, 11:04 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Lately there has been quiet some buzz about the
"sched: automated per tty task groups" kernel patch. It's supposed
to dramatically improve the desktop interactivity under system
strain. You can read a test at Phoronix.
"The patch is written for the 2.6.37 kernel but Ubuntu 10.10
runs the 2.6.35 kernel. This doesn't mean you can't compile your
own 2.6.35 kernel for Ubuntu 10.10 with the patch included.
Currently I am running this version but I haven't done any testing
for speed improvements.
"I'll be using git to get the latest kernel version. This is my
favorite way to get the sources and it is in my opinion the fastest
way to make changes later on when you want to update your own
kernel to the latest version. I suggest adding my Launchpad
repository to your system. The repository holds the latest version
of git and is usually updated within a day of a new release of git,
follow the instructions on the page Git Packages for Ubuntu to add