[LAD] linux-2.6.39 with force threaded irq-handlers: our new rt-kernel

torbenh torbenh at gmx.de
Thu Mar 24 11:52:55 UTC 2011

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 12:17:44PM +1100, Geoff Beasley wrote:
> On 03/21/2011 12:04 AM, torbenh wrote:
> >hi...
> >
> >we are about a week in the merge window, and linus merged the force
> >threaded irq handlers already. This means, that the most important
> >feature of the -rt patches is now in mainline.
> >
> >we sould start testing it during the rc cycle, i think.
> >(there will not be too many people turning force threaded handler on)
> >
> >i will try to write up somthing about kernel config and boot parameters
> >once i have a kernel running in my kvm later this week.
> >
> wow, sounds very interesting T ... looking forward to your write up

well... right now it looks like there wont be much to writeup.
you just add "threadirqs" to the kernel boot params.

i am only running it inside a kvm right now.
because i am a bit afraid of thrashing my fs.

> g.

torben Hohn

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