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SubjectRe: RT exec for exercising RT kernel capabilities
Mark Hounschell wrote:
> Thomas Gleixner wrote:
>> Mark,
>> On Thu, 2006-06-08 at 15:12 -0400, Mark Hounschell wrote:
>>> With the ongoing work being done to rt kernel enhancements by Ingo and friends,
>>> I would like to offer the use of a user land test (rt-exec). The rt-exec tests
>>> well the deterministic real-time capabilities of a computer. Maybe it could
>>> useful in some way to the effort or to anyone interested in making this type of
>>> determination about their kernel/computer.
>>> A README describing the rt-exec can be found at
>>> It can be downloaded from
>>> Complaints, comments, or suggestions welcome.
>> Nice tool.
>> Some remarks. You can build high resolution timer support without the
>> extra lib package from the HRT sourceforge site. You need a recent glibc
>> and some quirks in the source. See the cyclictest program I'm using.
> I didn't realize that. Right you are.
Here is a new one that no longer requires the HRT sourceforge package. Thanks

>> It would also be cute to add tests for the PI support for
>> pthread_mutexes.
>> tglx
> I'm not sure what one needs to do in user land to actually test that but I'll
> investigate.
Still investigating...


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