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SubjectRe: Difference in priority
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On Wed, 2004-10-13 at 01:08, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
> Lee Revell wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-10-12 at 21:17, Albert Cahalan wrote:
> >
> >>I can't see why the RT priority range would be increased.
> >>It's overkill already, especially since Linux doesn't have
> >>priority inheritance. Since POSIX requires 32 levels, that
> >>is the right number. Actually using more than one level
> >>(remember: NO priority inheritance) might not be wise.
> >
> >
> > Linux will probably have priority inheritance soon. See the "Real Time
> > Kernel" thread.
>
> Is that opinion based any on this article and Linus's comments in it?
>
> http://news.com.com/A+new+direction+for+Linux+for+gadgets/2100-7344_3-5406291.html?tag=cd.top
>

No, but priority inheritance is not the same as making Linux an RTOS.

Lee

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