Luigi Rizzo wrote: > > Don't know how interesting this can be, but i am writing > (no plans to commit it, unless people find it interesting) > some code to implement a weight-based instead of priority-based > scheduler. The code is basically the WF2Q+ scheme which is > already part of dummynet, adapted to processes. > It is quite compact, and i think i can make it reasonably > compatible with the old scheme, i.e. a sysctl var can be > used to switch between one and the other with reasonably > little overhead. > > This would help removing the ugly property that priority-based > have, which is that one process can starve the rest of the system.
Look for "QLINUX". There's a nice paper on "Weighted Fair Share" scheduling referenced on the page, as well as a couple of LRP references. Note that someone recently did a port of the LRP + Resource Containers code to FreeBSD 4.4 (Terrible Rice Univeristy License, though). -- Terry To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message