Ubuntu Studio 8.10, -rt and 2.6.27

hollunder at gmx.at hollunder at gmx.at
Sun Sep 14 14:47:25 BST 2008

On Sun, 14 Sep 2008 23:03:12 +1000
Chris Wenn <christopher.wenn at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 2008-09-14 at 08:51 -0400, Cory K. wrote:
> > 
> > As of now, the situation is totally up in the air, and somewhat out
> > of our hands. We're trying to get -rt merged into .27 but things
> > are nuts in Ubuntu land as far as the kernel goes.
> > 
> > We don't even know yet what will happen.
> > 
> > Best case scenario, we ship a .27-rt kernel in line with main
> > Ubuntu or we ship -generic with a SRU to -rt later after release.
> > 
> > That's all I know atm. You guys know what I do.
> Sorry Cory - i didn't mean to sound so critical - your hard work is
> appreciated!
> Is a .26-rt kernel completely out of the question? I note that there
> is a .26 based linux-rt package in the archives, but attempting to
> install results in:
> Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
> requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
> distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
> or been moved out of Incoming.
> The following information may help to resolve the situation:
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>   linux-restricted-modules-rt: Depends:
> linux-restricted-modules-2.6.26-1-rt but it is not installable
> E: Broken packages
> Chris

From what I read about .26, midi timing is totally messed up for some
reason, dunno if other stuff as well. There was a recent thread on the
LAD-list I believe.

Try to install linux-image(versionnumber)-rt instead of linux-rt to
avoid the dependency on restricted modules.


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