Delay and Linux

subbukk subbukk at
Mon Jun 11 16:39:02 UTC 2007

On Monday 11 June 2007 7:24 pm, Gary Chambers wrote:
> Hi all. Does anybody know why, on the Linux VM (3.9.8), short Delays
> (<500ms) wait for significantly longer than under Windows (3.10.4)?
Delay for x ms means schedule squeak to run *after* x ms. If another process 
is hogging the cpu, then it would take as much as one time slice before 
squeak gets to the cpu. So check your loadavg. On my lightly loaded Linux 
box, I got 100.12 and 100.22ms.

Regards .. Subbu

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