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Re: Including a low-latency kernel images in Debian for use with CDD DeMuDi.


> > > > > 1) preempt (and other -RT features ?) are still too broken for enabling in the
> > > > > main flavours.
> > > > 
> > > > Yes, I think it's too large a patch to include unconditionally into
> > > > mainline Debian kernel.
> > > 
> > > A patch ? What exactly are you speaking about ? I was talking about preempt,
> > > which is now part of the mainline 2.6 tree, but not enabled by default.
> > 
> > -RT patch is a large tree that Ingo is maintaining outside of kernel tree.
> Ah, ok, so this would be the same situation as the xen or vserver patches,
> which we already have subarchitectures (maybe not very well named).
> I would counsel you to get a svn checkout of the linux-2.6 package, and
> investigate into what Bastian did for vserver, and do something similar.
> I can add you to the alioth project if you want to commit stuff, altough i
> think that maybe the exp branch (targeted as 2.6.16) would be best placed to
> do this kind of work.

Thanks for the guidance.

This is part of 'merge DeMuDi back to Debian' project; I'll be squashing other parts first.
We haven't even got lowlatency patches into Debian yet.

Free, (or anyone else doing DeMuDi kernel) would you like to see how
we could integrate into official kernel-image building tree ?

dancer@{debian.org,netfort.gr.jp}   Debian Project

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