UDS Developments

Kaj Ailomaa ailomaa at warpmail.net
Tue May 8 17:43:12 UTC 2012

On 05/08/2012 07:29 PM, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
> On 05/08/2012 05:37 PM, Scott Lavender wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> There are a few interesting developments that should be shared.
>> Firstly, there are discussions about moving the -lowlatency kernel
>> maintenance into the kernel team as it was pointed out that the patch is
>> "something like a two line" patch. I don't actually know how long our
>> patch is. And it seems disproportionate to have to rebuild a new kernel
>> each time of a security update for such a patch. It was suggested that
>> this might become a build option for an existing kernel package
>> maintained
>> by UKT.

> Great news about the kernel.
> In fact, another addition to linux confifuration options have made it
> possible to add threadirqs as a default boot option to the kernel
> without the need to edit the actual code (currently threadirqs option by
> default is made possible by a patch to the code):
> CONFIG_CMDLINE="threadirqs"

So, if I'm not missing something, this would mean there will be no patch 
required. Only a different config.

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