Low latency kernels

Corey Burger corey.burger at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 22:01:59 GMT 2006

On 11/27/06, Ben Collins <ben.collins at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> I've added a -lowlatency kernel for feisty (x86 and x86_64 targets
> only). They'll show up in the next kernel upload. Right now it's the
> same as the -generic kernel, but with 1000HZ and PREEMPT.
> I'll take some direction from UbuntuStudio to define more fine tuning if
> needed.
> These kernels will be in universe, because I don't want to support them
> officially. Anyone filing a kernel bug running these kernels will be
> asked to reproduce it on a -generic kernel. Any real bugs with these
> kernels will be given "low" priority at best.
> I'll have linux-restricted-modules compiled against them as well and
> linux-meta packages, so you can simply install linux-image-lowlatency to
> get an easy switch.

Once these are built, the marketing team will work on getting some
widescale testing on them, via UWN and other resources, so they don't
flounder like that sky2 bug did (/me ducks his head in shame)


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