Re: Composition [was Re: gnome-session proposal]

On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 00:59 +0200, Patryk Zawadzki wrote:
> Well even if you try to read just a 10k file you can get stuck if
> another application is causing excessive IO (and I tend to run such
> applications). It's hard to delegate each disk operation to a separate
> thread just in case the computer is busy with something else.

Get a better kernel then ;-). On a more serious note, didn't the recent
Firefox 3 O_SYNC fiasco on Linux make some file system developers
realize some short comings of current state of the kernel? If so,
hopefully someone is working on fixing this. If not, definitely
something to bring up at the Plumbers Conference later this year.


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