Subject: Re: Hard realtime scheduling
To: SODA Noriyuki <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Oliver.Korpilla@gmx.de <Oliver.Korpilla@gmx.de>
Date: 04/05/2005 09:55:04
SODA Noriyuki wrote:
>>>>>>On Mon, 4 Apr 2005 11:21:23 -0700 (PDT),
> Dave <email@example.com> said:
>>As I stated earlier, realtime scheduling, especially not requiring root
>>access, will be a boon to good quality audio support. I'm hoping that
>>we'll have something that can be used by JACK. I never got any comments
>>on this at the time. Can I get some now?
> Not requiring special privilege is problematic, since a realtime
> process can occupy whole CPU resource.
> Is there any prior art about such feature in UNIX-based OSes?
I guess not, since this clearly is an attack vector for local breakins.
With kind regards,