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SubjectRe: 2.6.13-rc6-rt9
Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-08-19 at 15:13 -0700, Darren Hart wrote:
>>I was trying to use another HRT clock source and couldn't get menuconfig
>>to let me select acpi-pm-timer, turns out it has been disabled in
>>arch/i386/Kconfig, but the description is still in the help...
>># bool "ACPI-pm-timer"
>>Is the pm timer incompatible with the RT portion of this patch?
> The only timesource I came around to fixup is TSC in combination with
> PIT or preferred Local APIC. Add "lapic" to your kernel command line for
> UP boxen. Therefor it is disabled for now.
>>I'm looking into getting HRT and RT booting on a SUMMIT NUMA machine
>>(cyclone timer), but after s/error/warning/ in arch/i386/timers/timer.c
>>for the HRT cyclone ifdef, I still get the following link error:
> It should be simple to fix this. Just not right now. I have no such box
> and restricted time resources. Can you test a patch when I find a slot?


> But of course you are heartely invited to fix it yourself :)

As always :-)

> tglx

Thanks for the response, I wanted to hear your take on this rather than making
any assumptions as to the state of the patch.


Darren Hart
IBM Linux Technology Center
Linux Kernel Team
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