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SubjectRe: RT patch acceptance
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On Tue, 2005-05-31 at 21:14 -0400, Karim Yaghmour wrote:

> Please have a look at RTAI-fusion. It provides deterministic
> replacements for rt-able syscalls _transparently_ to STANDARD
> Linux applications. For example, an unmodified Linux application
> can get a deterministic nanosleep() via RTAI-fusion. The way
> this works, is that rtai-fusion catches the syscalls prior to
> them reaching Linux. So even the syscall thing isn't really a
> limitation for RTAI anymore.

This looks very interesting. I need to read more into RTAI and friends
when I get a chance. I just received the latest Linux Journal that has
the article about the use of RTLinux with the control of magnetic
bearings. I've just started reading it so I don't know all the details
yet but it still looks very promising.

I don't think the adding of preempt-RT patch to the kernel will hurt
anything. In fact I think it may even help out the RTAI and friends.
Anyway, as it has been stated, this discussion has started too early.
(Thanks Daniel ;-)

-- Steve

This is the 279th message on this thread (not counting Lee's recent
"human timing" offshoot)

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