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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 http://www.actors-project.eu).
>>>
>>> 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" ?

Cheers,

Claudio



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