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    SubjectRe: 2.6.14-rt1
    Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > i have released the 2.6.14-rt1 tree, which can be downloaded from the
    > usual place:
    >
    > http://redhat.com/~mingo/realtime-preempt/
    >
    > this release is mainly about ktimer fixes: it updates to the latest
    > ktimer tree from Thomas Gleixner (which includes John Stultz's latest
    > GTOD tree), it fixes TSC synchronization problems on HT systems, and
    > updates the ktimers debugging code.
    >
    > These together could fix most of the timer warnings and annoyances
    > reported for 2.6.14-rc5-rt kernels. In particular the new
    > TSC-synchronization code could fix SMP systems: the upstream TSC
    > synchronization method is fine for 1 usec resolution, but it was not
    > good enough for 1 nsec resolution and likely caused the SMP bugs
    > reported by Fernando Lopez-Lezcano and Rui Nuno Capela.
    >
    > Please re-report any bugs that remain.
    >
    > Changes since 2.6.14-rc5-rt1:
    >
    > - GTOD -B9 (John Stultz)
    >
    > - ktimer updates (Thomas Gleixner, me)
    >
    > - ktimer debugging check fixes (Steven Rostedt)
    >
    > - smarter TSC synchronization on SMP - we now rely on it for nsecs (me)
    >
    > - x64 build fix (reported by Mark Knecht)
    >
    > - tracing fix (reported by Florian Schmidt)
    >
    > - rtc histogram fixes (K.R. Foley)

    Actually it doesn't look like these made it into the patch. :)

    >
    > - merge to 2.6.14
    >
    > to build a 2.6.14-rt1 tree, the following patches should be applied:
    >
    > http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/linux-2.6.14.tar.bz2
    > http://redhat.com/~mingo/realtime-preempt/patch-2.6.14-rt1
    >
    > Ingo
    >


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