[LAU] an rt kernel for ubuntu 8.10 ?

Dave Phillips dlphillips at woh.rr.com
Sat Feb 14 13:09:14 EST 2009

Mark Knecht wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 14, 2009 at 5:24 AM, Dave Phillips <dlphillips at woh.rr.com> wrote:
>> As some of you know, I've had nothing but trouble with Ubuntu's rt
>> kernel, specifically 2.6.27-3-rt from the current repos. As a result
>> I've been working in non-realtime, and I'm not happy about it.
>> ...
>    I guess I could use a little more info before I even suggest a path
> for you to take. when you say the "Ubuntu rt kernel" is this just the
> standard rt kernel but supplied by Ubuntu, or is this an Ubuntu kernel
> (i.e. - a kernel.org kernel patched with Ubuntu patches) and then
> further patched with the rt stuff?

Hi Mark,

According to its Synaptic entry the 2.6.27-3-rt kernel is built from the 
2.6.27 sources with Ingo Molnar's patch for

>    My #1 suggestion is to make sure you are just using the standard rt
> kernel. I had a bit of trouble with 2.6.25-rt so I stayed with 2.6.24
> for a while and just recently moved to which is working
> fine for me but did require that I reconfigure it from scratch instead
> of using make oldconfig so building it was a little more painful. It's
> working well though.

I don't mind the configuration, even though it's been a while. I can 
hack it. :)

>    I guess it's just me but I don't understand the motivation for
> running the newest rt kernel. I upgrade every 2-3 major kernel
> revisions these days, or when I hear about a major bug, security
> issue, etc. I used 2.6.21, 24 and now 26.

I'll be pleased to have *any* working rt kernel on this system.

Btw, will I still need the LAU list patch for ALSA ?



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