Subject: Re: Floating point in the kernel
To: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/18/1998 15:23:25
On Fri, 18 Sep 1998 15:38:30 -0700 (PDT)
Curt Sampson <email@example.com> 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.
Jason R. Thorpe firstname.lastname@example.org
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