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[Gentoo] Preemption rocks.

I just upgraded the kernel on the Pegasos to 2.6.11-pegasos-r3 from 2.6.10-pegasos-r1 (Gentoo’s patched kernel sources for Pegasos) and enabled preemption on a whim.

My Xorg tinderbox checkout-and-build time rocketed down from nearly four hours to just over one hour. That’s right, a ~70% drop.

That’s sweet.

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Written by Donnie Berkholz

April 16, 2005 at 2:18 am

Posted in Uncategorized

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