[PlanetCCRMA] two kernel patches sets merged

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu Jul 24 17:14:01 2003

> > > While the PlanetCCRMA kernel does an excellent job at keeping the audio
> > > data flowing to the hard-drive, its interactive performance is poor.
> > > Even non-interactive tasks, such as CPU-intensive encoders, run
> > > noticeably slower.
> > > Some applications pause for _long_ times (seconds) with no apparent
> > > reason on otherwise idle systems. I think that behaviour is not normal.
> > 
> > For what it's worth...  I'm using the PlanetCCRMA kernel 
> > 2.4.21-1.ll.acpi with the nVidia drivers on a 1GHz PIII system, and I've
> > never run into this sort of system burp.
> If this can help, I noticed today that cp 'ing a file on a floppy isn't immediate:
> the process doesn't really start before 10 seconds (roughly), even if the command
> line gives back the prompt. Really weird.

Yes, but normal. That is linux buffering writes in memory...
-- Fernando