Hi,<br>I am working on the X scheduler.I am still in the process of formulating an idea on improving the scheduler.<br>With Regards,<br>Abhinav.<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 9/23/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">
Daniel Stone</b> <<a href="mailto:email@example.com">firstname.lastname@example.org</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
Hi,<br><br>On Sat, Sep 22, 2007 at 03:43:51PM -0400, Jeremy Bongio wrote:<br>> I currently in grad school for comp sci and I was looking for a master's<br>> thesis topic when someone mentioned the X server scheduler.
<br>> I read the documentation and code for the "Smart" Scheduler.<br>><br>> It's a priority scheduler with some optimizations and looks as if it's about<br>> 8 or 9 years old?<br>> With recent developments I was thinking it may be fruitful to see if this
<br>> could be improved any further. This brings up a few questions.<br>><br>> 1. Do you know if anyone else is working or discussed working on the<br>> scheduler?<br><br>Not really: it's being more or less left alone.
<br><br>> 2. In the documentation it mentions Keith Packard had interactivity and<br>> benchmark numbers in mind. Does anyone know which<br>> benchmarks he was speaking of or how he measured interactivity?<br><br>
Have you read <a href="http://keithp.com/~keithp/talks/usenix2000/smart.html">http://keithp.com/~keithp/talks/usenix2000/smart.html</a> ?<br>That probably provides the best clues.<br><br>> 3. Would there be interest in this?
<br><br>We're interested in anything that improves X, so yeah. :)<br><br>Cheers,<br>Daniel<br><br>-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----<br>Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux)<br><br>iD8DBQFG9XfrUVYB1rKAgJQRAnAQAJwLviSaKVArEhNP/pCN+fO2i7mpEwCgxTdg
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