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Linux kernel patch makes desktop faster

These are great news, and are spreading all over the Linux world.

The patch, created by Linux kernel developer Mike Galbraith, is 233 lines long and tweaks the kernel scheduler and cutting down latency by a whopping factor of ten.

Phoronix has some demo videos showing the improvements the patch offers. Here is the video:

Below is the video of the Linux desktop when running the Linux Git kernel and the patch in question was applied but the auto-group scheduler was disabled via its sysfs interface.

Now let's see what happens when enabling the patch's new scheduler code.

Even Linus Torvalds got, nicely impressed, as you can see in his email


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