Ubuntu Studio, -rt and 2.6.27

Cory K. coryisatm at ubuntu.com
Mon Sep 1 23:58:40 UTC 2008


Cory K. wrote:
> Please excuse me if I can't speak with as much technical aptitude as I
> would like. I'm simply trying to stimulate conversation.
>
> Ok. There have been a couple of reasons why the -rt kernel has had
> issues this cycle.
>
>     * Alessio has had to fight upstream for support of .26.
>     * This work has landed late in the cycle.
>     * Alession has had personal issues.
>     * There has been a perceived lack of help from the kernel team to
>       deal with how the kernels are done now. (I cite no response to
>       this thread:
>       https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/kernel-team/2008-August/002871.html)
>     * We have now moved to 2.6.27
>     * The kernels are managed different in this cycle.
>
> I am not at all saying this the kernel teams fault. This is an
> unfortunate combination of events. There was also no response to this:
> https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-devel/2008-August/026184.html I
> think, in part, because Alessio can't provide a patch against .27.
> (Again, not the kernel teams fault)
>
> So, atm, it *looks* like our only option is to base off of 2.6.26. We
> have a kernel in Universe now (though the source was recently NBS'ed)
> but lrm/lum/drivers and such are looking to be issues.
>
> I'll let Alessio chime in but I'm opening this up to the wider kernel
> community for options/opinions.
>
> How has -zen dealt with this for instance?
>   

Link to latest -rt patches. http://rt.et.redhat.com/download

-Cory K.




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