[PlanetCCRMA] New user; FC3 or FC4? Slowly getting there

Jan Depner eviltwin69@cableone.net
Fri Dec 2 03:19:01 2005

On Fri, 2005-12-02 at 17:53 +1100, Shayne O'Connor wrote:
> Jan Depner wrote:
>   >     Outstanding!!!  It works!  Now, hopefully, just one more thing
> > before I start getting the applications.  I'll need the kernel source
> > since I'll be running NVIDIA's display driver.  Can you clue me in on
> > where that is?
> > 
> not sure if you need it? while i was using CCRMA's FC4 kernels, i never 
> had to install the source kernel package ... just do the 
> ./nvidia-installer thing ... although i seem to remember reading 
> fernando saying something about the latest kernels needing source 
> packages to compile modules (i've been building my own kernels for a 
> while now, so this could be true). may as well try installing the nvidia 
> module without kernel sources, see how it goes ;)
> >     Of course, after that I'll have to figure out how to get
> > low-latency, real-time operation with this kernel ;-)
> > 
> >     Many thanks Fernando, I hope you know what a great resource the
> > Planet is for the rest of us out here.  You're making our lives
> > amazingly easier. 
> amen to that! if it wasn't for fernando i'd still be using windows ... ugh!
> shayne


    You seem to know your way around the new 2.6 stuff.  How do I get
the low-latency/preempt stuff working.  I used to run root SCHED_FIFO
and set low-latency in /proc under 2.4.  Is there any information
anywhere about getting the most out of the new core-edge kernel?

Jan 'Evil Twin' Depner
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