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    SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] SCHED_EDF scheduling class
    Peter Zijlstra ha scritto:
    > On Tue, 2009-09-22 at 13:58 +0200, Claudio Scordino wrote:
    >>> This implementation is part of a FP7 European project called ACTORS,
    >>> and financially supported by the European commission
    >>> (see
    >>> The involved partners (which include Ericsson Research, Evidence Srl,
    >>> AKAtech) strongly believe that a general-purpose operating system like
    >>> Linux should provide a standard real-time scheduling policy (like the
    >>> one implemented in this patch) still allowing to schedule non-real-time
    >>> tasks in the usual way.
    >> Hi Peter, hi all,
    >> note that the request of having an EDF scheduling class integrated
    >> in the mainline kernel does not come from academy, but comes from industry.
    > Yeah, I know, there's lots of interest in having a deadline scheduler.
    > One of the things we'll have to look at is removing all the EDF
    > assumptions from it.
    > I think we'll be wanting to do something like s/EDF/DEADLINE/
    > s/edf/deadline/ etc. on the code base to begin with.

    This is easy: we can give it whatever name you want :)

    Are you suggesting to use "SCHED_DEADLINE" ?



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