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Con Kolivas Returns with a New Scheduler

Article Source LWN
September 1, 2009, 8:31 am

Con Kolivas, who worked on desktop interactivity issues in the past before storming off in 2007, has posted a new scheduler called BFS. "It was designed to be forward looking only, make the most of lower spec machines, and not scale to massive hardware. i.e., it is a desktop orientated scheduler, with extremely low latencies for excellent interactivity by design rather than 'calculated', with rigid fairness, nice priority distribution and extreme scalability within normal load levels..."

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