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SubjectRe: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.12-rc6-V0.7.48-00

* Zoltan Boszormenyi <> wrote:

> >does -48-13 work any better?
> >
> > Ingo
> x86-64 needs the attached patch to compile.

(patch MIA)

> Some drivers also fail to compile because of
> SPIN_LOCK_UNLOCKED changes, e.g. softdog and
> four files under net/atm. [...]

i'll fix those up.

> A question, though: why do you comment out the DMPS timer in
> drivers/char/vt.c? Does it cause any problems? I applied the -RT tree
> after the multiconsole patch and I had to modify those four chunks
> manually.

this is a quick hack. The timer code is fully preemptible, but for
debugging one wants to have a working printk from hardirq contexts too.
I.e. the mod_timer()/del_timer() would print warnings on PREEMPT_RT.
We'll need some other approach to solve this cleanly.

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