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Re: # CONFIG_PREEMPT is not set

On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 01:55:11AM +0200, Oliver Korpilla wrote:

> Realtime priorities under Linux are priorities that are higher than
> that of any other user process. (...) there is this patch to allow
> standard programs to elevate themselves without being run by root.

> BTW: This is useful for playing and recording audio, e.g., but
> introduces a security risk by allowing normal processes to hog the
> CPU and starve the system from resources. But normally that's not a
> problem for you, except you have an 0wn3d user account (got "hacked"
> by some script kiddies) or have a very stupid application.

... like artsd, the KDE sound daemon? See
http://lists.debian.org/debian-kde/2004/09/msg00199.html .


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