Proper scheduling in a multi-tasking environment is critical to the success
of a desktop OS. Linux, being mainly a server OS, is currently tuned to
scheduling defaults that may be appropriate only for the server scenario.
To enable Linux to play an effective role on the desktop, a more flexible
approach is necessary. An approach that would allow the end-User the
freedom to adjust the OS to the specific environment at hand.
So instead of forcing a one-size fits all approach on the end-User, would not
exporting sched.c tunables to the procfs present a flexible approach to the
All comments that have a vested interest in enabling Linux on the desktop are
most welcome, even if they describe other/better/smarter approaches.
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