Studio rt kernel install woes

Janne Jokitalo astraljava at
Fri Oct 17 12:53:56 BST 2008


please don't top-post replies, breaks the logic-chain. (re-ordered the post for your

On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 07:28:38AM -0400, suemac at wrote:
> Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 21:03:19 -0400
> From: "Cory K." <coryisatm at>
> Subject: Re: Studio rt kernel install woes
> >I'm sorry but as long as you're trying Hardy *sudo apt-get install
> >linux-rt* is all you need. It will give you everything -generic has.
> Cory,
> Are you saying that when I boot after the -rt install it should look like
> the -generic?
> or that using apt-get instead of synaptic knows some magic that loads
> modules and drivers the the generic knows about?

What Cory is saying, is that the linux-rt metapackage pulls in all relevant
other packages for running the machine with just as good efficiency than the
-generic does.

Take a look at it yourself:

jaska at scapa:~ 14:49:42 $ apt-cache show linux-rt
Package: linux-rt
Priority: optional
Section: multiverse/metapackages
Installed-Size: 52
Maintainer: Ubuntu Kernel Team <kernel-team at>
Architecture: i386
Source: linux-meta
Depends: linux-image-rt (=, linux-restricted-modules-rt (=
Filename: pool/multiverse/l/linux-meta/linux-rt_2.
Size: 26486
MD5sum: 0406c65422d2576bf28f2257f63ca907
SHA1: 78904e9eb94291c18647294c79bdd5103b909b9c
SHA256: d82b89ccffc036f34bd47bb634cdf075486c44d456d6aee14bee9882ee4fbb1b
Description: Complete rt Linux kernel
 This package will always depend on the latest complete rt Linux kernel
  Bugs: mailto:ubuntu-users at
  Origin: Ubuntu


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