Subject: Re: Floating point in the kernel
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/18/1998 15:23:25
On Fri, 18 Sep 1998 15:38:30 -0700 (PDT) 
 Curt Sampson <> wrote:

 > I don't know, because I don't know enough about real-time scheduling.
 > What I envisioned is something fairly simple that would be easy to
 > implement. This probably means no sophisticated negotiation of
 > priorities or guarantees of access to the CPU. We'd need some sort
 > of basic protection to keep a process from eating up so much of
 > the CPU that you can never get on to the machine to kill it, though.

Well, the right thing to implement is POSIX real-time scheduling.

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