224 lines of kernel code to boost the Linux experience - would this apply to Android?

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    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=linux_2637_video&num=1

    I just saw this and was wondering if this patch would/could apply to the Android kernel as well. any kernel programmers out there who might know/be willing to find out?
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    From what I can tell it affects how the CPU is handled and processing time, so theoretically yes. But as android is a Java Stack, or basically a virtual machine, I am not entirely sure.
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    yes, but Dalvik runs on top of the kernel, right? if the kernel can be boosted, so would everything running on top of it, like Dalvik.
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    no one? p3? slayher? chevy? bueller? bueller? bueller?
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    This sounds like a great idea. I'd love if some research could get done on this...I'd be willing to help out and test some stuff.
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    an alternative which can be used now without a new kernel.
    same question, could this be adapted to android?


    Text quoted because the page seems to freeze my firefox
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    Bump
    Is somebody maybe working on this?
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    Why don't you go post in the Developers section or ask for the thread to be moved there? That might speed things along. A PM to tanknspank might not be out of the question, either. He's very knowledgeable about the Android system's code.
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