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Date:	Sun, 18 Mar 2007 07:47:43 +0100
From:	Kasper Sandberg <lkml@...anurb.dk>
To:	Mike Galbraith <efault@....de>
Cc:	Al Boldi <a1426z@...ab.com>, Con Kolivas <kernel@...ivas.org>,
	ck@....kolivas.org, Serge Belyshev <belyshev@...ni.sinp.msu.ru>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Nicholas Miell <nmiell@...cast.net>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: Re: RSDL v0.31

On Sun, 2007-03-18 at 07:17 +0100, Mike Galbraith wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-03-17 at 23:55 +0300, Al Boldi wrote:
> 
> > Mike, I'm not saying RSDL is perfect, but v0.31 is by far better than 
> > mainline.  Try this easy test:
> > 
> > startx with the vesa driver
> > run reflect from the mesa5.0-demos
> > load 5 cpu-hogs
> > start moving the mouse
> > 
> > On my desktop, mainline completely breaks down, and no nicing may rescue.
> 
> (hmm.. i would think that _renicing_ X would help that)
> 
> > On RSDL, even without nicing, the desktop is at least useable.
> 
> So neither does a good job with this load.
that sorely depends on what you mean by good job.

It seems like what you call a good job is preserving the speed of the
gui(X + apps which uses it) at _ALL_ costs to other stuff.

> 
> 	-Mike
> 
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