FBSD Realtime

Brandon Gooch jamesbrandongooch at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 01:49:10 UTC 2010

On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 6:49 AM, Da Rock
<freebsd-questions at herveybayaustralia.com.au> wrote:
> In light of the significant spam of late, it occurs to me that my former
> subject line may have been a little sparse... :)
> On 12/19/10 14:32, Da Rock wrote:
>> I can't seem to get my head on straight with the realtime scheduling in
>> FBSD despite all my googling. Can someone give me a pointer to the latest
>> info? As far as I can tell FBSD has it, but only root(?) can use it?
>> I'm interested in who can use it, and how to allow a user to obtain the
>> realtime access.

There's an ongoing discussion/debate between two very knowledgeable
and talented developers (plus a supporting cast) regarding the
real-time support in FreeBSD; it's happening on freebsd-arch@:


I suggest giving it a read if you are planning on deploying some
real-time process (or are interested in reading about FreeBSD
internals from some very knowledgeable people).


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