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SubjectRe: [2.4.17/18pre] VM and swap - it's really unusable
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> On good hardware, we can easily do much better than 1ms latency with a
> preemptible kernel and a spinlock cleanup. I don't think the
> limitations of some PC hardware should limit our goals for Linux.

Its more than a spinlock cleanup at that point. To do anything useful you have
to tackle both priority inversion and some kind of at least semi-formal
validation of the code itself. At the point it comes down to validating the
code I'd much rather validate rtlinux than the entire kernel

Alan
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