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SubjectRe: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.9-rc4-mm1-U5
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Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> writes:

> i have released the -U5 Real-Time Preemption patch:

[...]

> the generic semaphore implementation (which uses rwsems) makes it
> possible to use the deadlock detection mechanism for all the mutex types
> we currently have: semaphores, rw-semaphores, spinlock-mutexes and
> rwlock-mutexes. Another benefit is that PREEMPT_REALTIME becomes much
> more portable this way. (although it's still x86-only at the moment.)

Speaking of portability, is anyone yet working on ports to other
platforms? I'm particularily interested in ARM.

If anyone has started on ARM, I'd be glad to help out.

Kevin
http://hilman.org/kevin/
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