April 10, 2002
Real-time and Linux, Part 2: The preemptible kernel
Anonymous Reader writes, "Part 1 of this series at ELJonline introduced the fundamental issues of real-time with Linux. In this installment, Kevin Dankwardt examines recent efforts to bring real-time capabilities to Linux applications by making improvements to the Linux kernel. To date, the majority of this work has been to make the kernel more responsive -- to reduce latency by reducing the preemption latency, which can be quite long in Linux. Read it at ELJonline."