BFS and CK patch set

Chase Douglas chase.douglas at
Fri Apr 30 01:13:31 UTC 2010

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 8:21 PM, Lucas Clemente Vella <lvella at> wrote:
> I posted this message originally on ubuntu-motu list, but I was
> instructed that this list is more appropriated.
> I google searched through kernel-team list and I could find no thread
> about the Con Kolivas patchset for Desktops and its BFS. See this bug:
> I'd like to bring to discussion the inclusion of another kernel in
> Universe, linux-ck (or whatever name you may wish to give it), that
> would include this patchset with the new scheduler, to serve as an
> alternative to the more daring Ubuntu Desktop users.
> Particularly, I find very useful the idea of SCHED_ISO
> ( ) for media
> players and such...
> What would take to bring -ck into universe?

This would be a non-ubuntu-supported kernel series. There is a similar
series, the -rt (realtime) kernels, in multiverse. I think Alessio is
maintaining the series. The barrier for entry into multiverse is
somewhat low if you are interested in maintaining it yourself.

-- Chase

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