BFS and CK patch set

Chase Douglas chase.douglas at
Fri Apr 30 13:04:55 UTC 2010

On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 7:59 AM, Lucas Clemente Vella <lvella at> wrote:
> Chase Douglas escreveu:
>> 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
> Isn't multiverse for packages with licensing problems? If so, why
> linux-rt is in multiverse instead of universe?

It's not just for packages with licensing problems, it's also for
packages that are not necessarily maintained fully and probably
anything else that is worrying. I don't know why the -rt kernel is in
multiverse instead of universe like you say, Alessio probably has a
better idea of that.

-- Chase

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