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SubjectRe: 2.6.14-rc2-rt7 - AMD64 runs GREAT! (threaded/non-threaded interrupts?)
On 9/30/05, Daniel Walker <dwalker@mvista.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-09-30 at 08:54 -0700, Mark Knecht wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I finally managed to find an acceptable set of config options last
> > even that build correctly. The kernel came right up and is working
> > wonderfully on my Gentoo system. I've been up for a few hours this
> > morning with Jack going at 128/2. (<6mS latency) Music is streaming
> > with no xruns, even while doing emerge sync/emerge world operations.
> >
> >
> > One question. In earlier rt kernels there was a way to set specific
> > ISR routinges as threaded or non-threaded through
> > /proc/irq/ISR#/DEVICE/threaded. Does anything like this exist anymore?
>
> I think there was a way to select softirqd as thread or not. This
> doesn't exist for interrupts because the ISR would need to be modified
> at compile time to work correctly. So you can't simple select drivers to
> run in interrupt context unless they are specifically written to do so.
>
> Daniel

I'll keep that in mind over the next few days. So far this is running
very, very well, although the testing is still young.

I was beginning to wonder if this machine was going to be useful. I'm
now far more confident.

Cheers and out,
Mark
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