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Re: self-paging

From: olafBuddenhagen
Subject: Re: self-paging
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 04:56:36 +0100
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> The user wants to say "make that one go faster", but the problem with
> this is that they don't really know why it is slow. Turning up the CPU
> allotment on a swap-bound process won't help and vice versa. Ideally,
> we don't even want to have to talk to the user about this; we want to
> just have the user's statement that a certain thing is important.

That's *precisely* why we think market-based resource management does
make a lot of sense. The user sets just *one* priority, by giving the
application a certain amout of funds; how the funds are used, is
completely up to the application.


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