[PlanetCCRMA] supercollider upgrades, testing: jackmp and kernel

kelly hirai khirai at ongaku.isa-geek.net
Wed Nov 12 01:25:17 PST 2008

current uname -a for fc10:

Linux kgh #1 SMP Thu Nov 13 21:01:50 EST 2008 i686 
i686 i386 GNU/Linux

several 100MB of yum updates daily...


On Sat, 15 Nov 2008, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:

> On Fri, 2008-11-14 at 23:55 -0700, David Nielson wrote:
>> So, is it time to move from Fedora 8 to Fedora 9? (I'm not ready...)
>> IMO, Fedora should ditch the second-half release. It's right before the
>> Holidays and I don't think anyone really has time to deal with it.
> No time here either. Regretfully Fedora will keep forging ahead no
> matter what. We don't/will not have a say in that.
>> I sure don't. Maybe CCRMA would be well-served to just stay one release
>> behind? F10 comes out in 11 days, and we're just now getting 9 to work
>> right...
> I know, I know. It is ridiculous, but well, we do what we can. Hopefully
> fc10 will start in better shape re: Planet CCRMA. The main problem in
> fc9 has been the rt patched kernel, it lags too far behind the main
> releases (I had to waste, ahem, invest, a lot of time these past two
> weeks on it - and I think it is not there yet, I think I detected
> problems in the internal alsa seq timer). And the fact that _something_
> in fc9's xorg does not like kernels < 2.6.26, otherwise 2.6.24.x would
> have been perfect[*].
> Another problem was that we just transitioned to 9 here at CCRMA, not
> for lack of trying... There's only so many hours in a day. Hopefully we
> will migrate to 10 sooner than later.
>> I should stop thinking so much.
> Ha ha ha... welcome to the club... :-)
> -- Fernando
> [*] if you look at the rt patch online you'll see that 2.6.24 and 2.6.26
> versions are both still there, 24 is more stable, 26 is (probably) not.
> I imagine due to the fact that RedHat's MRG system ships with 24.
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