smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Tue Dec 21 04:39:36 UTC 2010
In freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 342, Issue 1, Message: 14
On Sun, 19 Dec 2010 19:49:08 -0600
Brandon Gooch <jamesbrandongooch at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 6:49 AM, Da Rock
> <freebsd-questions at herveybayaustralia.com.au> 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).
Brandon, thanks for the pointer; I love it when those guys talk dirty :)
Rock, I think that thread well explains why only root may assign rtprio.
It's encouraging seeing rtprio get some oil; realtime at freebsd.org has
been all but dead for years, its latest message scheduling euthanasia:
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