[linux-audio-user] FC2 2.6.x kernel questions [OT?]

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Mon Sep 27 15:32:02 EDT 2004


On Mon, 2004-09-27 at 09:36, Russell Hanaghan wrote:
> On Sunday 26 September 2004 04:06 pm, Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> > On Sun, 2004-09-26 at 12:50, Barton Bosch wrote:
> > > This may be semi-OT for this list but it does relate somewhat in
> > > regards to burning CDs and eventually using the 2.6 kernels for low
> > > latency audio, etc.
> > >
> > > My production distro is a Planet CCRMA RH 9 installation.  I also
> > > have an installation of FC2 that I use for graphics and will
> > > eventually be migrating to.  For me, using FC2 and the 2.6 kernels
> > > is edgy enough -- I don't have enough knowledge and experience to be
> > > much use as a beta tester.
> > >
> > > With those caveats in mind, is there a particular 2.6 kernel that
> > > would be better than either 1) the kernel that was shipped with my
> > > FC2 disks, or 2) the most recently released kernel (2.6.8-1.521)?
> >
> > I have released a couple of "experimental" 2.6.8+ kernels that include
> > the voluntary preemption patches by Ingo Molnar. They are getting better
> > all the time. You could try them in your FC2 box by following the
> > instructions here (if you have already installed Planet CCRMA in your
> > FC2 box, of course):
> 
> Are the .src rpms for these builds available in the Planet's site? I looked 
> for them but could not see. I want to recompile and try this kernel on 
> another rpm based distro...

Yes, they are available, look at:
  http://ccrma.stanford.edu/planetccrma/mirror/all/linux/SRPMS/
-- Fernando




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