Linux + BFS + BFQ

PPA description

Much of this is discussed here:

Main Ubuntu kernel packages plus:
* BFS CPU scheduler by Con Kolivas:
* BFQ I/O scheduler by Fabio Checconi and Paolo Valente:

Should be faster.

It is possible that with some number of CPU cores over 16, the CFS (mainline) CPU scheduler would be faster than BFS. It is for this reason, and their unwillingness to include two CPU schedulers, that BFS will not be included in the mainline kernel. Testing would be appreciated.

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:darxus/bfsbfq to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:darxus/bfsbfq
sudo apt-get update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

deb karmic main 
deb-src karmic main 
Signing key:
1024R/AB0D56DBC0E682D29CD59549DCC9EDB29626882B (What is this?)

For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Darxus.

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linux-bfs-bfq 2.6.31-14bfsbfq1.48 Darxus (2009-10-17)
linux-bfs-bfq-meta Darxus (2009-10-14)
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