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    SubjectRe: rtlinux and X, possible kernel problems ?
    On Thu, 12 Feb 1998, Alan Cox wrote:

    My machine gets a lot of UGH at ... it's allways in do_page_fault,
    could this be a related problem?

    > > Daniele Lugli first spotted a problem with interupt handling in RT tasks under X
    > > and did some digging. The X server is apparently doing global cli/sti's.
    >
    > It does. It occasionally has too.
    >
    > > The reason I've forwarded this to the kernel list is that my personal experience
    > > has been that Linux has always been much more stable not running X.
    > > I suspect that this may be causing problems for things other than RT-Linux
    >
    > The way its done is ok normally. I guess you need to make X over Linux/RT call the
    > rtlinux kernel to handle it. Note X _has_ to do those global cli/sti's to meet hardware
    > needs

    Gerhard Mack<gmack@imag.net>
    --

    As a computer I find your faith in technology amusing.


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