A feature for -lowlatency kernel?

Scott Lavender scottalavender at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 23:35:00 UTC 2011

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 4:26 PM, Alessio Igor Bogani <abogani at ubuntu.com>wrote:

> Dear Ubuntu Studio Developers,
> Yesterday Ailo has reported in IRC channel that the 2.6.39 mainline
> Linux kernel is going to provide an useful and interesting feature:
> threaded irqs.
> Until now that feature was provided by realtime kernels only. It is
> the piece of code that permit to prioritize hardware interrupts which
> is very useful thing when you have a firewire/usb device. I think that
> we should have it for Natty.
> So I could provide a -lowlatency kernel based on 39 kernel if enough
> testers will offer theirs help. Sincerely I would want avoid to waste
> time for make something that no one will use.
> What do you think?
> Ciao,
> Alessio

I would love to help with this.  Count me in :)
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