Linux 3.0-rt1 released

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Sun Jul 24 02:02:07 UTC 2011


On Sun, 2011-07-24 at 03:42 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Sun, 2011-07-24 at 00:47 +0200, Ronan Jouchet wrote:
> > Hello Ubustu folks,
> > 
> > Thomas Gleixner announced the Linux 3.0-rt1 kernel on the kernel mailing list:
> > https://lkml.org/lkml/2011/7/22/288
> > 
> > Any idea if/when this should land in the Ubuntu repositories ?
> > I'm eager to read some reports on performance of 3.0 (and
> > 3.0-lowlatency) vs 3.0-rt...
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> > -- Ronan
> 
> Ex 2.6.39 the kernel has something that can be called "rt patch
> emulation". 3.0 is just a number and not something comparable to the
> steps from KDE3 to KDE4 or GNOME2 to GNOME3. Debian already is at
> 2.6.39, but anyway there's the need to build a kernel with the correct
> preempt option yourself, additionally there's the need to add
> "threadirqs" to the GRUB command line.

http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/projects/rt/

It's already rt2, interesting :). Anyway, I don't guess there's a big
difference to 2.6.33-rt, the kernel guys said that the step from 2 to 3
is just a step regarding to the number and there aren't changings
comparable to KDE3 became KDE4.




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