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Re: Very bad interactive response, and awful amount of system time


Rhialto <> wrote:
> I am currently rebuilding all my packages for NetBSD 5.0, with pkg_comp,
> using the GENERIC kernel.  This keeps my single-CPU system rather busy.
> (Asus A8V DeLuxe)
> I noted that the interactive response of other tasks suffered
> progressively more and more under the load. At one point, it had gotten
> so bad that getting an echo in an xterm took seconds! (Of course,
> complex programs like Firefox suffered even worse)

Can you please try to apply this change:

It might fix the your problem. Change is already waiting for pull-up into
the netbsd-5 branches.

Best regards,

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