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SubjectRe: RT patch acceptance
On Sun, 29 May 2005 Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:

> On Sat, 28 May 2005 20:58:23 MDT, Zwane Mwaikambo said:
> > On Sat, 28 May 2005, Lee Revell wrote:
> >
> > > On Sat, 2005-05-28 at 19:55 -0600, Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
> > > > Media apps are actually not that commonplace as far as hard realtime
> > > > applications are concerned.
> > >
> > > Audio capture and playback always have a hard realtime constraint. That
> > > is, unless you don't mind your VoIP call sounding as crappy as a cell
> > > phone...
> >
> > It still doesn't mean that media apps are commonplace and who says cell
> > phones don't use RTOS' for their lower level software stacks?
>
> I'd be wildly surprised if media apps *were* commonplace on an operating
> system that didn't supply the needed scheduling infrastructure.
>
> That's as straw-man as commenting that applications that used more than 16
> processors weren't commonplace on Linux before the scalability work that made
> it feasible to build systems with more than 2 CPUs....

I'm not talking about Linux (which should be obvious as Linux isn't an
RTOS), so it has nothing to do with Linux capabilities. I'm referring to
general hard realtime applications and their use of realtime operating
systems.
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