[ubuntu-studio-devel] kernel vs DE WAS:Re: Feature Spec discussion: ubuntustudio-desktop

Kaj Ailomaa zequence at mousike.me
Mon May 19 21:16:03 UTC 2014

On Mon, May 19, 2014, at 07:23 PM, lukefromdc at hushmail.com wrote:
> That's exactly what I am saying. It was a pre-release version of US I was 
> playing with, but with the move from a Raring based to a Saucy
> development
> version the rt kernel had a broken video driver (radeon r600).  If that
> driver
> is working in current rt kernels that issue may have come and gone, but 
> the fact that it got out at all means that the rt patch set has broken
> drivers
> before and could do so again.
> Since I edit video, the rt kernel is not needed for my normal workflow
> and is
> not installed in my normal operating system

We won't ship a rt kernel by default, or at least not have it as the
default option during boot. Linux-lowlatency is more or less equal to
linux-generic, and will most probably never have graphic driver issues.
So, no problems there :)

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