[colug-432] 200 line kernel patch

Bill Baker bill_chris at earthlink.net
Mon Dec 13 22:19:16 EST 2010

My problem is that I like to open several tabs at once in Firefox.  When
I do, the CPU peaks at 100% and stays there until I kill it.  As I read
the tabs I close them, but Firefox still takes the same amount of CPU
time until I close and reopen it.  I haven't noticed a difference in
that so far.

On Mon, 2010-12-13 at 20:00 -0700, Rob Haag wrote:
> I used the same alternate script, I see quite a marked difference when
> I'm running windoze in the VM. I have also notice that I don't
> bottleneck so bad when my rsync takes place at the top of the hour. I
> really expected to not see a difference, but am quite pleased.
> Rob Haag
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 7:44 PM, Bill Baker <bill_chris at earthlink.net>
> wrote:
>         Getting back to the subject of Linux...
>         Has anyone tried out the new 200 line kernel patch that
>         supposedly
>         improves responsiveness?  I just added the alternative script
>         to
>         my /etc/rc.local file that's supposed to do the same thing
>         detailed
>         here:
>         http://www.webupd8.org/2010/11/alternative-to-200-lines-kernel-patch.html
>         So far I don't see much of an improvement, but I'll continue
>         to use it
>         to see if I do notice anything.  I was just checking to see if
>         anyone
>         had done the actual patch and if there was any dramatic
>         improvement.
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