[lkml]   [2003]   [Feb]   [24]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: Minutes from Feb 21 LSE Call
On Sun, Feb 23, 2003 at 08:57:17PM -0800, Larry McVoy wrote:
>> Dig through the mail logs and you'll see that I was completely against the
>> preemption patch. I think it is a bad idea, if you want real time, use
>> rt/linux, it solves the problem right.

On Sun, Feb 23, 2003 at 11:44:47PM -0800, Bill Huey wrote:
> And large unbounded operation on data structures. DOS, a single tasking
> operating system is fast running a single thread of execution too, it just
> happens to also be completely useless.
> Whether folks like it or not, embedded RT is the future of Linux much more
> so than any single NUMA machine that's sold or can be sold by IBM, SGI and
> any other vendor of that type.

And scalability is as essential there as it is on 512x/16TB O2K's.

For this, it's _downward_ scalability, where "downward" is relative to
"typical" UP x86 boxen.

-- wli
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:33    [W:0.204 / U:6.232 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site