HEADS UP: Scheduler change
andreas.kohn at gmx.net
Tue Sep 7 15:20:28 PDT 2004
On Wed, 2004-09-08 at 00:04, Scott Long wrote:
> Andreas Kohn wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-09-07 at 22:58, Scott Long wrote:
> >>In the interest of getting RELENG_5 stable and ready for 5.3, we are
> >>going to switch the scheduler in 6-CURRENT from SCHED_ULE to SCHED_4BSD.
> > Wouldn't it make more sense to only switch in RELENG_5, and leave it as
> > default in HEAD?
> > Or would it complicate testing and current work too much?
> > Regards,
> > Andreas
> > (This questions basically comes from an interest in good QA and RE
> > practices)
> We are trying to keep HEAD as a good test-bed for future RELENG_5 fixes.
> It's hard to get broad testing of scheduler related things if HEAD and
> RELENG_5 are using different schedulers. We also want to see HEAD be
> stable enough to develop and test non-scheduler related things too.
Ah, thank you.
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