The new “200 lines of code” that makes the system more responsive is finally out! It is included in Kernel 2.6.37-rc3. This guide will explain how to install it on your system!
If you have Ubuntu, you can download the Debian packages:
First, download the latest patch and sources from kernel.org.
#Extract and apply the patch:
tar xvf linux-2.6.37-rc3.tar.bz2
mv patch-2.6.37-rc3.bz2 linux-2.6.37-rc3/
bunzip2 -d patch-2.6.37-rc3.bz2 | patch -p1
#Start the build process:
make -j3 all
make -j3 modules_install
#Install and update GRUB:
mkinitramfs -k 2.6.37-rc3 -o /boot/initrd.img-2.6.37-rc3