[linux-audio-user] realtime-lsm in Andrew Morton's latest kernel patchset
reuben.m at gmail.com
Sat Feb 12 19:34:35 EST 2005
Jack O'Quin wrote:
>>On Sat, 2005-02-12 at 19:06 -0800, Kevin Cosgrove wrote:
>>>On 11 February 2005 at 20:35, "Jack O'Quin" <joq at io.com> wrote:
>>>>Those of you who enjoy working with bleeding-edge kernels, please try
>>>>Andrew's latest 2.6.11-rc3-mm2 patchset. I am hopeful that this may
>>>>be included in the base kernel, soon. It would help for some of you
>>>>to build this kernel, run it and report on any problems (or successes)
>>>>with the realtime LSM.
>>>What version of ALSA does this use?
> Lee Revell <rlrevell at joe-job.com> writes:
>>You really don't want to run the -mm kernel, unless you really like to
>>test every bleeding edge feature the kernel developers came up with this
>>week. IOW, unless you enjoy your machine locking up.
>>This is important for political reasons, not technical. It means the
>>realtime LSM is likely to end up in the mainline kernel. It doesn't
>>really need more testing, everyone knows it works.
> Mostly true. But, Chris Wright and I did make two small changes
> lately. They work fine for me, but that's not the same as having 30
> or 40 people try it on different systems. Since this version *may*
> wind up going into 2.6.11 or 2.6.12, I really *would* like for more
> people to test it.
> The politics is important, too. It wouldn't hurt for us to
> demonstrate to the kernel developers that a number of us really do
> care about this feature. Lee and Paul and I have been hammering the
> point home, but a few more voices would not hurt.
> Lee is right about -mm kernels. Don't try it if you aren't
> comfortable working with development kernels. Most likely, nothing
> bad will happen to your system. But, there could be problems with
> certain devices or configurations. Reporting them to the kernel
> developers is a bit help. But, don't run it in any production
Is the LSM patch, (in the same form as the one in the -mm kernel) easily
available to patch and test against the mainline kernel?
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