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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Linux 2.6 Real Time Kernel
On Sun, 2004-10-10 at 01:46, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> - the generic irq subsystem: irq threading is a simple ~200-lines,
> architecture-independent add-on to this. It makes no sense to offer 3
> different implementations - pick one and help make it work well.
> - preemptible BKL. Related to this is new debugging infrastructure in
> -mm that allows the safe and slow conversion of spinlocks to mutexes.
> In the case of the BKL this conversion is expected to be permanent,
> for most of the other spinlocks it will be optional - but the
> debugging code can still be used.

Are you referring to the lock metering? I've ported our changes to
-mm3-VP-T3 on top of lock metering. It needs some clean up but It will
be released soon. It's very similar to our rc3 release only without the
IRQ threads patch.

Daniel Walker

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