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Re: new x86 flavours: -bigmem | -lowlat?

On Fri, 07 Jul 2006, Bastian Blank wrote:

> > -lowlat with CONFIG_PREEMPT=y and CONFIG_HZ=1000 seems more controversial
> > 	although i could imagine plenty of happy user of it.
> > 	we might just add in the desc "may trigger strange bugs".
> > 	the positive flip side is lots of less skips on
> > 	multimedia apps like lastfm, totem, ..
> Really? I'm a heavy user of DVB hardware and video output and don't need
> preemption.

on good hardware yes.

as nobody else spoke for lowmem,
i won't consider it for inclusion.


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