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SubjectRe: -rt7 announcement? (was Re: 2.6.18-rt6)
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On Mon, 2006-10-23 at 11:44 -0700, Mark Knecht wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> Some differences/questions between 2.6.18-rt6 and 2.6.18-rt7:
>
> In 2.6.18-rt6, using make menuconfig, there were options on the
> front page for HRT Support. This seems to have moved under Processor
> Type with 2.6.18-rt7. Was that on purpose?

Yes

> In 2.6.18-rt6 I turned on HRT support, left 1000 nanoseconds for
> the timing, but did not enable dynamic ticks since I wasn't sure it
> was OK on AMD64. Should I be using DynTicks with an AMD64 single
> processor? With a dual-processor?

Should work

> On 2.6.18-rt7 it seems there is no time value setting or it's been
> moved somewhere I haven't found. does that 1000 nanosecond time
> setting still apply?

Basically yes. It is handled internally.

tglx


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