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SubjectRe: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.9-mm1-U10.2
On Friday 22 October 2004 13:56, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>i have released the -U10.2 Real-Time Preemption patch, which can be
>downloaded from:
>this is a fixes-only release.
>Changes since -U10:
> - fixed a big bug present ever since: the BKL got dropped when a
> spinlock-mutex was acquired and it scheduled away. This reduced
> the locking efficiency of the BKL. A number of outstanding problems
> could be affected, in particular this should fix the tty locking
> breakage reported by Alexander Batyrshin and Adam Heath. UP and SMP
> systems are affected too, with SMP systems having a higher chance
> to trigger this condition.
> - tulip.c breakage fix from Thomas Gleixner
> - tg3 and 3c59x fixes.
> - made the hardirq threads SCHED_FIFO by default. They get
> priorities between 25 and 50, depending on the irq #. (this is
> pretty random but i found no better scheme.) Made the softirq
> thread SCHED_FIFO by default as well, albeit this probably will
> have to change. These changes should make it easier to debug a hung
> system.
>to create a -U10.2 tree from scratch, the patching order is:
> +
>6.9-mm1/2.6.9-mm1.bz2 +

Mmm, I get a 404 page not found. when I click on on thsi link.

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