[PlanetCCRMA] [PlanetCCRMANews] PlanetCCRMANews Digest, Vol 4, Issue 1

William M. Quarles quarlewm at jmu.edu
Sun Jul 13 12:38:47 PDT 2008

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---- Original message ----
>Date: Wed, 9 Jul 2008 00:05:41 -0400
>From: "Steve Tose" <stose at comcast.net>  
>Subject: Re: [PlanetCCRMANews] PlanetCCRMANews Digest, Vol 4, Issue 1  
>To: planetccrmanews at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
>...reposting as I sent from the wrong email address and would have to
>await moderator approval from gmail...
>On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 3:00 PM,
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>> Today's Topics:
>>   1. kernels and more kernels... (Fernando Lopez-Lezcano)
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>> Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2008 14:38:18 +0200
>> From: Fernando Lopez-Lezcano <nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU>
>> Subject: [PlanetCCRMANews] kernels and more kernels...
>> To: planetccrma at ccrma.Stanford.EDU, planetccrmanews at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
>> Message-ID: <1215520698.11163.45.camel at cage.kgw.TU-Berlin.DE>
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>> Hi all...
>> This time presenting a new kernel for Fedora 8 (for now). It is in the
>> planetcore-testing repository, and you will need to --allow-downgrade to
>> install it if you have already installed a 2.6.25.x based rt kernel in
>> fc8.
>> The package name needed for the yum invocation is:
>>  kernel-rt-
>> Based on:
>> -, latest bugfix release of the 24 series
>> - Ingo's realtime patch
>> - Fedora's kernel- patches
>> - MRG kernel iteration 62
>> Shaken, not stirred... :-)
>> plus all patches that apply from the last Fedora
>> based kernel (and some that I tweaked to apply), plus some extra build
>> options borrowed from the MRG kernel configuration files.
>> Seems to work fine for me in my laptop - better than the 2.6.25.x based
>> kernels (no BUG's triggered so far). I intend to move it from testing to
>> stable soon so any feedback would be appreciated.
>> I could build a version for fc9 but I have not decided yet whether to
>> adapt the spec file to the new conventions of the 2.6.25.x based fc9
>> spec files or just build it as is. I would not be able to do any testing
>> prior to releasing it as I don't have a fc9 machine available here...
>I have a newly built FC9 machine and would be willing to help test
>this kernel. If you take me up on it you may want me to rebuild as I
>have installed quite a few packages including those from livna but I'm
>fine with that. It's a Compaq nc6220 with a Pentium M and 1.5 GB ram
>and a Soundblaster NX USB soundcard. I haven't yet used ccrma but have
>been using jack etc. for a while now. I should probably look up
>whether I would add you to my repos.d or reinstall anyway. I've been a
>regular Linux user since FC2 and started with RH5 or Turbolinux back
>in the day...basically I'd love to help you test a FC9 install and
>could keep the machine clean for bugreports. Thanks for your efforts
>either way and I'll certainly be trying out planetccrma soon!
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William M. Quarles

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