A feature for -lowlatency kernel?

Артём Попов artfwo at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 12:20:41 UTC 2011

2011/3/25 Alessio Igor Bogani <abogani at ubuntu.com>:
> 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?

I can't wait to try this kernel/feature with my firewire setup (which,
sadly, is still having xruns in -lowlatency on Natty).

Kind regards,

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