[linux-audio-dev] kernel 2.6.18, -19 etc

Jussi Laako jussi.laako at pp.inet.fi
Fri Dec 15 20:00:02 UTC 2006

Jens M Andreasen wrote:
> Now that mingo's (et al) RT patches are coming into mainstream, what is
> the corporate rationale behind it and the running order of urgency?
> I am fishing for some information on; if it is the disk-drives, the
> network drivers, the usb stack or something else that I am too ignorant
> to have noticed?
> What worries me the most, is corner-cases on network, blocking multiple
> cpu's.

Isn't the functionality conditional and selected at configure time? I
wouldn't be too worried about it. It also forces broken drivers to be
fixed which is only a good thing. This is a bit similar to the situation
when kernel pre-emption was introduced.

	- Jussi

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