SCHED_ULE & niceness / rtprio

Yar Tikhiy yar at comp.chem.msu.su
Wed Jan 23 10:35:09 PST 2008


On Tue, Jan 22, 2008 at 08:27:14AM +1100, Andrew Reilly wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Jan 2008 15:24:02 +0300
> Yar Tikhiy <yar at comp.chem.msu.su> wrote:
> 
> > What I did: was switching between windows of different apps (Firefox,
> > Terminal) via Alt+Tab, or between virtual desktops with some windows
> > on them using mouse, while playing an mp3 tune in the Totem player.
> 
> Firefox isn't necessarily an adequate specification, if the
> problem involves paging at all: it's VM footprint can change
> dramatically depending on the page view history and how long
> it's been running.

If using Firefox to trigger the problem, it's enough to just start
it with about:blank opened in its window.  I think almost any X app
can substitute for Firefox there.

-- 
Yar


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