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Tue Dec 21 12:40:52 UTC 2010
On 12/21/10 14:39, Ian Smith wrote:
> 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@:
> > http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-arch/2010-December/010835.html
> > 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:
> cheers, Ian
Yeah I know, its why I asked here first. I'm hunting in the archives,
but given its so sparse and so far mostly past history I wanted to see
if there was any newer info/docs/lists where I could gain some
understanding of it.
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