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Re: RTLinux for Mips

To: Shaolin Zhang <1&2@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: RTLinux for Mips
From: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2001 11:14:02 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
References: <004301c10500$be67d820$cd22690a@huawei.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Shaolin Zhang wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> anyone have experience of rtlinux from fsmlabs ?

Not rtlinux, but I have got the Nigel Gamble's preemptable kernel patch ported
to MIPS.  This patch shrinks the maximum preemption delay of a process to
single digit of milliseconds.

Unless absolutely necessary, I would think preemptable kernel is a better
real-time approach than rtlinux.

Jun

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