[linux-audio-dev] kernel 2.6.18, -19 etc
mista.tapas at gmx.net
Sat Dec 16 14:33:18 UTC 2006
On Friday 15 December 2006 21:24, Jens M Andreasen wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-12-15 at 22:00 +0200, Jussi Laako wrote:
> > 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.
> Yes, but the pathces are introduced and applied a bit at the time for
> each official kernel version. At 2.6.19 we can read mingo's own comment
> over at slashdot that 'now 50% has gone in'. Friend of order would like
> to what half of which is accepted and why.
Can you post a link to the story? A quick search didn't find it here..
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