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SubjectRe: low-latency patches
On Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 06:36:49PM -0400, Robert Love wrote:
> On Sat, 2001-10-06 at 02:05, Bob McElrath wrote:
> > 3) Is there a possibility that either of these will make it to non-x86
> > platforms? (for me: alpha) The second patch looks like it would
> > straightforwardly work on any arch, but the config.in for it is only in
> > arch/i386. Robert Love's patches would need some arch-specific asm...
>
> Andrew's patch should work fine on all platforms, although I think the
> configure statement is in the processor section so you will need to move
> it to arch/alpha/config.in
>
> The preemption patch has a small amount of arch-independent code but we
> are working on supporting all architectures. 2.5...
>

If you decide to provide support for PPC32 I'd be happy to test it on top of
a benh or bitkeeper kernel tree.

Mike
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