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    SubjectRe: Can't sleep less than 20 ms
    On Sat, Jul 10, 1999 at 10:56:04PM +0200, Rik van Riel wrote:
    > For real RT or low-latency work, you will need to work
    > on an unloaded computer anyway.

    Indeed, first rule of realtime signal processing software
    writing is: If you can't finish the computation before
    next sample arrives, you are not real-time.

    Throwing in additional tasks causing their own IRQ mask-out
    periods, and whatnot, just makes the scheduling delays worse.

    Using e.g. RT-Linux can perhaps alleviate the non-rt scheduler's
    occasionally long latencies.

    > Rik -- Open Source: you deserve to be in control of your data.

    /Matti Aarnio <>

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